Centenary of Olympics -Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Centenary of Olympics -Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta 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.

The 1996 Summer Olympics or XXVI Olympics were held in Atlanta The USA  from 19 Jul to 04 Aug 1992. These Olympics were also known as the Centennial Olympic Games. A total of 10,320 athletes from 197 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 37 Disciplines and 271 events. President Bill Clinton of The USA inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 44 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet of four stamps on 19 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics as Centenary Olympics.

4 Taka – Gymnastics Roman Rings            6 Taka – Judo                  10 Taka – High Jump            10 Taka – Women Athletics.

BANGLADESH MS 1996 OLY1
BANGLADESH MS 1996 – ATLANTA OLYMPICS 1996
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Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1996 Atlanta 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.

The 1996 Summer Olympics or XXVI Olympics were held in Atlanta The USA  from 19 Jul to 04 Aug 1992. These Olympics were also known as the Centennial Olympic Games. A total of 10,320 athletes from 197 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 37 Disciplines and 271 events. President Bill Clinton of The USA inaugurated the Games. The USA topped the medals tally with 44 Gold Medals.

Bangladesh issued a set of four stamps on 19 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics.

4 Taka – Gymnastics Roman Rings            6 Taka – Judo                  10 Taka – High Jump            10 Taka – Women Athletics.

BANGLADESH 1996
BANGLADESH 1996- ATLANTA OLYMPICS 1996.

 

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.

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

Postcards of China on the Lunar New Year  –Year of  Dog  – China 2006

Postcards of China on the Lunar New Year  –Year of  Dog  – China 2006

China Post issued 60 renminbi Postcard in 2009 on Year of Dog. A Postcard is listed with stamp design featuring Year of Dog. The reverse of Postcard features a Dog. A Cancellation on Gymnastics (Pommel Horse) dated 08 Aug 2006 is listed. These postcards are also known as Lottery Cards.

CHINA PC 2006 DOG
CHINA POSTCARDS 2009 -YEAR OF DOG
CHINA PC 2006 DOG 1
CHINA POSTCARDS 2009 -YEAR OF DOG

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 Hungarian Olympic Committee – Hungary 1970

Stamps on Hungarian Olympic Committee – Hungary 1970

Hungary issued a set of stamps on 26 Sep 1970 to commemorate 75th Anniversary of Hungarian Olympic Committee.

Two FDCs are listed with Six stamps.

2.50 Ft – Hammer Throwing     1Ft – Fencing       1.50 Ft – Water Polo.

HUNGARY 1970-1
HUNGARY 1970 – 75th ANNIVERSARY OF HUNGARIAN COMMITTEE.

2 Ft – Woman Gymnast    60 Filler- Kayaking       3 Ft – Wrestling.

HUNGARY 1970-2
HUNGARY 1970 – 75th ANNIVERSARY OF HUNGARIAN COMMITTEE.