Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh–  1976 Montreal Olympics to 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh–  1976 Montreal Olympics to 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Bangladesh gained Independence in 1971 and Bangladesh Olympic Committee (BOA) was formed in 1979. Bangladesh athletes first took part in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. Bangladesh has never participated in the Winter Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics.

The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

BANGLADESH OLY STAMPS
OLYMPIC STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 TO 2008.

 

The 1976 Summer Olympics or XXI Olympics were held in Montreal Canada from 17 Jul to 01 Aug 1976.  A total of 6,084 athletes from 92 Nations participated in 21 Sports, 28 Disciplines and 198 events. Queen Elizabeth II inaugurated the Games. The Soviet Union topped the medals tally with 49 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a set of six stamps on 29 Nov 1976 to commemorate the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH 1976 MONTREAL OLYMPICS.

25 p – Hurdles (Athletics)      30 p – Sprint (Athletics)    One Taka – Pole Vault

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS 1
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 OLYMPICS – HURDLES, SPRINT AND POLE VAULT.

3.50 Taka – Gymnastics     2.25 Taka -Swimming       5.00 Taka – Football

BANGLADESH 1976 OLYMPICS 2
STAMPS OF BANGLADESH -1976 OLYMPICS – GYMNASTICS,SWIMMING & FOOTBALL.

 

 

A FDC with stamps is listed.

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Stamps on 117th IOC Session –Singapore 2005

Stamps on 117th IOC Session –Singapore 2005

The 117th IOC Session was held in Singapore from 6-9 July 2005. Up to 5000 officials, media people came to Singapore to witness five of the world’s most glamorous and vibrant cities – Paris, New York, Moscow, London and Madrid-contend for the privilege to host 2012 Summer Olympics. The destiny and Olympic Programmes of each of 28 Olympic Sports was also on the agenda.

London won the right to host the 2012 Summer Olympics.

The 2012 Summer Olympics or XXX Olympics were held in London from 27 July to 12 Aug 2012. A total of 10,768 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 39 Disciplines and 302 events. The USA topped the medals tally with 46 Gold Medals

Singapore issued a set of four stamps to commemorate the 117th IOC Session. The Stamps featured the location of five contenders for 2012 Olympics onWorld Map and Olympic sports

A FDC with four stamps is listed

SINGAPORE IOC SESSION
SINGAPORE FDC 2005 – 117TH IOC SESSION

Stamps of Russia  on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Russia 2008

Stamps of Russia  on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Russia 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Russia issued a Se-tenant strip of three stamps on 15 Apr 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.

The FDC with three Se-tenant stamp strip is listed. The stamps and Cancellation feature Olympic Flame and various sports.

RUSSIA 2008 OLY
RUSSIA 2008- BEIJING SUMMER OLYMPICS 2008

Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Liechtenstein 2008

Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics –Liechtenstein 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Liechtenstein issued two stamps on 02 Jun 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.

FUWA- Mascot of 2008 Olympic Games  – FUWA or “Good Luck Dolls” or Dolls of Blessings or Friendlies were the Mascots of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. There are Five Fuwas

Beibei – Female – Representing Europe – Fish and Lotus

Jingjing- Male Representing Africa – Giant Panda

Huanhuan – Male- Representing America – Olympic Flame

Yingying – Male -Representing Asia – Tibetan Antelope

Nini- Female -Representing Oceania- Swift Beijing’s sand Martin Kite

Together their names form the sentence meaning “Beijing Welcomes You”

A FDC is listed with Fuwa featuring on the Stamp

85ct – Fuwa and Martial Arts    1 Fr – Fuwa and Football.

LIECHTEN 2008 OLYMPICS
LIECHTENSTEIN 2008-BEIJING 2008 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES -FUWA

Stamps on 1956 Melbourne Olympics – Hungary 1956

Stamps on 1956 Melbourne Olympics – Hungary 1956

The 1956 Summer Olympics or XVI Olympics were held in Melbourne Australia from 22 Nov to 08 Dec 1956. Hungary issued a set of Four stamps on 25 Sep 1956 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 3,314 athletes from72 Nations participated in 17 Sports, 23 Disciplines and 151 events. The Duke Edinburgh inaugurated the Games. The Soviet Union topped the medals tally with 37 Gold Medals.

A FDC is listed with four stamps.

20 Filler – Kayaking      30 Filler – Equestrian  1 Florint- Football  3 Florint – Basketball.

HUNGARY 1956 OLYMPICS
HUNGARY 1956 – MELBOURNE SUMMER OLYMPICS 1956.

Stamps on International Year of  Older Persons – Australia 1999.

Stamps on International Year of  Older Persons – Australia 1999.

Australia issued a set of two stamps on 11 Feb 1999 to commemorate the International Year of Older Persons. The stamps feature an elderly man and an elderly woman and each stamp is of 45c denomination. A FDC is with se-tenant pair is listed.

AUSTRALIA YEAR OF ELDER
AUSTRALIA 199- INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF OLDER PERSONS

Stamps on 1964 Tokyo Olympics – Israel 1964

Stamps on 1964 Tokyo Olympics – Israel 1964

The 1964 Summer Olympics or XVIII Olympics were held in Tokyo Japan from 10 to 24 Oct 1964. Israel issued a set of four stamps on 24 Jun 1964 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 5,151 athletes from 93 Nations participated in 19 Sports, 25 Disciplines and 163 events. Emperor Hirohito inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 36 Gold Medals.

A FDC is listed with four Stamps.

0.08 Lira – Athletics – Runner   0.12 Lira- Athletics Discus Thrower     0.30 lira   – Basketball.        0.50 Lira -Football.

ISRAEL 1964 OLYMPICS
ISRAEL 1964- TOKYO 1964 OLYMPICS