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Somalia at the 1996 Summer Olympics


Somalia at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Somalia at the Olympic Games
IOC code  SOM
NOC Somali Olympic Committee
At the Atlanta
Competitors 4 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Ali Osman Ali
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

Somalia competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. Somalia had missed out on the 1992 Games following the country's descent into lawlessness. The Somali National Olympic Committee sent a small delegation to the Atlanta Games, despite Somalia's still being without a government in 1996.


  • Results by event 1
    • Athletics 1.1
      • Men 1.1.1
  • References 2

Results by event



Track and road events
Athletes Events Heat Round 1 Heat Round 2 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ibrahim Mohamed Aden 800 metres 1:47.31 24 N/A Did not advance
Abdi Bile 1500 metres 3:42.32 23 Q N/A 3:33.30 3 Q 3:38.03 6
Aboukar Hassan Adani 5000 metres 15:19.80 36 N/A Did not advance
Abdi Isak Marathon N/A 2:59:55 110


  • Official Olympic Reports
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