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SportOlympics preparation and the Ethiopian Athletics team

Olympics preparation and the Ethiopian Athletics team

Ethiopia was represented in athletics, world taekwondo, swimming and cycling at the Tokyo Olympics. The Ethiopian athletics team, which has been preparing since November, competed in the 800, 1500, 3,000 m steeplechase, 5,000, 10,000 meter, walk race and marathon race. However, disagreements between the EAF and EOC were among the hallmarks of the preparation period and the Tokyo Olympics.

In Tokyo, The Ethiopian team had one of the worst Olympic Games since 2008.

Team Ethiopia won one gold, one silver, and two bronze medals to finish with five medals ranking 56th globally. Compared to other Games, the Ethiopian Olympic team failed to achieve podium finishes in the events that were previously regarded as guaranteed wins.

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