Rudolf Bauer – 1900 Paris Olympics Discus Throw Champion -Post Card Hungary
Rudolf Bauer (2 Jan 1879 – 09 Nov 1932) was a Hungarian athlete and Winner of Gold Medal in the Men’s Discus Throw at 1900 Paris Olympics. He won with a throw of 36.04 metres -A new Olympic record. 16 Discus throwers from eight nations participated.
Hungary issued a 60 florin Postcard on Rudolf Bauer.
Alfred Hajos- First Olympic Gold Medallist in Swimming 1896 – Post Card of Hungary
Alfred Hajos- Guttmann (01 Feb 1878 – 12 Nov 1955) was born in Budapest, Hungary. He was a Hungarian Swimmer and Architect. He was named Alfred Guttmann on birth. He lost his father when he was 13 years old. His father drowned in the Danube and died. He took Hajos (meaning Sailor in Hungarian ) after that. In 1896, he was an architect student and initially did not get permission to miss classes and participate in the Olympics. However managed to convince his dean and entered for all three Swimming events at Olympics i,e. 100 M Freestyle, 500 M Freestyle and 1200 M Freestyle. He won the 100 m freestyle -the First Swimming event- and dropped out of 500 m freestyle due to weather and water conditions. The Swimming events were held in Bay of Zea in the Mediterranean as no Pool was built. He won the 1200 metres freestyle also. He thus became the First modern Olympics Swimming Gold Medallist & First Hungarian Olympics Swimming Gold Medallist.
He returned to 1924 Paris Olympics as an art Competition participant and won a Silver Medal with his partner Dezso Lauber in architect. He thus became only one of two athletes to win medals in Olympics Sports and art competitions.
He was awarded the Olympic Diploma of Merit by IOC in 1953. He was also made a member of International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame He built the Alfred Hajos Swimming Complex on Margaret Island on the Danube in Budapest where a large number of International Swimming events have been held.
A Post Card was issued by Hungary to honour this great Hungarian Swimmer & Sportsman.
A Special Cancellation was provided by Cuttack GPO on XXVII National Sub-Junior Championship 2013. A Post Card with Cancellation is listed. A stamp design on Nandini Satpathy – Former Odisha Chief Minister also features on this Special Post Card.
Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India
The 14th edition of Men’s World Cup Field Hockey known as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will be held from 28 Nov 2018 to 16 Dec 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar in Odisha India.
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Philatelic material issued across the World are listed
A Post Card was issued by Poland in 2007 to mark the 75th Anniversary of Sports Club Pocztowiec Poznan. AZS Politechnika Poznanska is aField Hockey team based in Poznan Poland.It was founded in 1932 and original name was Pocztowiec Poznan. In 2012 it merged with Poznan University of Technology. The Postcard shows a Hockey Player and team members.
A Cover from The Netherlands which has a meter Franking cancellationshowing a Hockey Stick and a Ball. It is originated from Royal Dutch Hockey at Amstelveen.
A Stampissued in 1973 by Netherlands on 75th Anniversary Royal Dutch Hockey Union.It Features Hockey players.
A Special Cover issued during UPHILEX 2007 stamps exhibition features Indian Hockey which won 7th Asian Cup Hockey at Chennai defeating Korea in 2007.
A stamp was issued by Belgium on Ist Intercontinental Hockey Cup on 10 Sep 1977.
Rotary International District 3292 Nepal -Commemorative Cover 50th Anniversary Rotary Club of Kathmandu-Rotary Philately
Nepal was part of RI District 3290 till 1958.Rotary movement started in Nepal in 1958 .Rotary Club of Kathmandu was inaugurated by King Of Nepal on 20 Nov 1958. Rotary Club of Kathmandu was admitted into Rotary International on 13 April 1959.It was the first Rotary Club in Nepal. It was designated as RI District 3292.
A commemorative cover was issued on 01 Jul 2008 to mark 50 Years of Rotary Club of Kathmandu (RI Dist 3292).
A Postcard with Special cancellation on RI District 3292 was also released on 01 Jul 2008.
Europa 2016 Spain Think Green – Post Card in Green Leaf Shape
The theme for Europa Stamps 2016 was “Ecology in Europe – Think Green”.
Spain issued a stamp on Think Green theme on 22 Apr 2016. The design of stamps shows in gray a city covered by Pollution ,with dark clouds and cables on roof and on the other hand a city where green is predominant color with renewable energy symbolised in mills,trees ,plants & Birds . A Cyclist encouraged pollution free transport.
A Post Card in the shape of a Green Leaf was issued by Spain in 2016.