Commemorative Cover on 2014 Winter Olympics Sochi – Nepal 2013.
The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.
The 2014 Winter Olympics or XXII Winter Olympics were held in Sochi Russia from 07- 23 Feb 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin inaugurated the Games. A total of 2873 athletes from 88 Nations participated in 7 Sports, 15 Disciplines and 98 events. Russia and Norway bagged 11 Gold Medals each.
Nepal issued a Commemorative Cover on these Olympics on 26 Nov 2013. The cover is cancelled at Kathmandu GPO. The Mascots for Sochi Olympics -The Leopard, Hare and Polar Bear feature on the Cover.