Eritrean athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ‘A’ Standard, and 1 at the ‘B’ Standard):

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Teklit Teweldebrhan 1500 m 3:42.88 13 N/A Did not advance
Abrar Osman Adem 5000 m N/A
Teklemariam Medhin N/A
Amanuel Mesel N/A
Teklemariam Medhin 10000 m N/A 27:34.76 7
Zersenay Tadese N/A 27:33.51 6
Nguse Tesfaldet N/A 27:56.78 15
Weynay Ghebresilasie 3000 m steeplechase 8:37.57 10 N/A Did not advance
Yared Asmerom Marathon N/A
Yonas Kifle N/A
Samuel Tsegay N/A
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rehaset Mehari Marathon N/A

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Currently, Eritrea has qualified one cyclist for the Games. It marks the first time Eritrea will compete in a sport other than athletics

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Road

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Daniel Teklehaymanot Road race 5:46:37 73