Djibouti participated in the Summer Olympics of 2004. It took place in the Greek capital city of Athens. Ahmed Mohamed Abdillahi participated in the 800 meters men's race. On the other hand Zeinab Mohamed Khaireh competed for the women's 1,500 meters race. The team of Djibouti at Olympics 2004 was led by Otban Goita Moussa and Ibrahim Chehem Bourhan. They played the role of the President and Secretary General of the team respectively.
Djibouti was a part of the 2000 Summer Olympics too. This event took place in Sydney of Australia. Daher Gadid Omar competed for the men's marathon. Roda Ali Wais participated in the women's 800 meters race.
In the 1996 Summer Olympics, Ahmed Salah and Moussa Omar, both of them competed for men's marathon. This event took place in Atlanta of the United States.
Djibouti was also a part of the 1992 Summer Olympics that took place in Barcelona of Spain. Ahmed Salah and Omar Abdillahi Talan participated in the men's marathon.
Djibouti at Olympics 1988
The year 1988 is infact a memorable year for Djibouti. This year Djibouti won a bronze medal at the Olympics. It was Houssein Ahmed Salah who participated in the men's marathon and won a bronze for his country. The participation of Djibouti in Olympics 1988 proved very fruitful for the country and made the country proud.