Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

The XVI – 2004 National Sports Week also called PON XVI was held from 02 Sep to 14 Sep 2004 in Jakabaring Sports Complex in South Sumatra just 5 kms from Palembang in Indonesia. More than 5660 athletes took part in 41 sports and 607 events and 8 Paralympic/handicapped sports. It was also known as Sumsel 2004 .

Indonesia issued a set of two round shaped stamps on PON XVI featuring the sport of Sepak Takraw.

Sepak Takraw or Kick volleyball is a sport native to South east Asia . A team consists of 2-4 players and is played with rattan ball,synthetic rubberrised plastic . It is called Sepak Takraw in Indonesia and Singapore. It  allows the players to touch the ball only with feet,chest,knee and head . It has been part of Asian Games since 1990 Beijing Asian Games. India won a Bronze  Medal in Team Regu at 2018 Asian Games.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

FDC INDONESIA SPORTS WEEK
STAMPS OF INDONESIA 2004 SPORTS WEEK -SEPAK TAKRAW

Incheon  2014 – 17th Asian Games- Stamps of South Korea

Incheon  2014 – 17th Asian Games- Stamps of South Korea

The 17th Asian Games were held in Incheon – South Korea  from 19 Sep to 04 Oct 2014 . A total of 9,501 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 439 events in 36 Sports.

A Stamp issued by South Korea on 17th Asian Games is listed.

17th-Asian-Games-Incheon-2014
17th-Asian-Games-Incheon-2014-STAMPS OF SOUTH KOREA

Guangzhou  2010 – 16th Asian Games- Stamps of China

Guangzhou  2010 – 16th Asian Games- Stamps of China

The 16th Asian Games were held in Guangzhou – China  from 12 Dec to 27 Dec 2010 . A total of 9,704 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 476 events in 42 Sports.

A Stamp on Badminton issued by China on 12 Nov 2010 is listed

2010 ASIAN GAMES
2010 ASIAN GAMES -STAMPS OF CHINA

 

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 01 Dec  2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The Sports events were Table Tennis, Women’s Volleyball,Football,Orry Cycling & Orry playing Football.

A First Day Cover is also Listed.

2006 ASIAD SPORTS EVENTS
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -TABLE TENNIS & VOLLEYBALL
2006 ASIAD SPORTS1
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES – ORRY & SPORTS EVENTS
2006 ASIAD FDC QATAR
FIRST DAY COVER QATAR -DOHA ASIAN GAMES 2006 – TABLE TENNIS,CYCLING.VOLLEYBALL,FOOTBALL

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Kuwait

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Kuwait

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Kuwait  released a stamps to mark the 15th Asian Games.

2006 ASIAD KUWAIT
2006 DOHA ASIAD – STAMPS OF KUWAIT 2006

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

The 12th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar released a set of Six stamps on 31 Dec 2004 to mark the launch of Orry -The Mascot for the Doha games.

Qatari Oryx -a medium sized Antelope -named Orry was chosen as mascot for 2006 Doha Asian Games.

50 Qatari Dirham – Orry on Sand dune outside the Town.

1 Qatari Riyal – Orry  on a boat outside the town.

1.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry Crosses the dates on Calendar

2 Qatari Riyal -Orry at Torch Relay

3 Qatari Riyal – Orry inflaming the Fires of the Games

3.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry with Flag of Qatar over the Khalifa Stadium.

2006 DOHA ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004

 

2006 DOHA  ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004

Busan 2002 – 14th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar

Busan 2002 – 14th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar

The 14th Asian Games were held in Busan – South Korea from 29 Sep to 14 Oct 2002. A total of 7,711  Competitors from 44 Nations participated in 419 events in 38 Sports

A  Miniature sheet issued by Qatar to mark end of Busan Games and move for Doha 2006 is listed.

2002 ASIAD MS QATAR
2002 BUSAN ASIAN GAMES AND 2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -MS QATAR 2002.