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 – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 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.

Stamps of Bangladesh on 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Nepal issued a Rupees 15 stamp on 21 Aug 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. Nepal has been participating in the Olympics since the 1964 Olympics.

Four stamps were issued in a Se-Tenant Block of Four.

10 Taka – Athletics Running                  15 Taka – Shooting             20 Taka – Mascots             25 Taka – Pierre De Coubertin.

BANGLADESH 2008 OLY1
BANGLADESH 2008 – BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
BANGLADESH 2008 OLY2
BANGLADESH 2008 -BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China Post issued a Postcard on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The cancellation states “Commemoration of the Closing Ceremony of the Games of XXIX Olympiad”. Cancellation features Beijing 2008 – London 2012. The stamp design is based on 0.80 Yuan stamp issued on 23Jun 2006.

CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8
CHINA POSTCARD 2008 -CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.
CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 2
CHINA POSTCARD 2008-CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS.

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

Postcards of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics –Closing Ceremony – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China Post issued a Postcard on 24 Aug 2008 (24/8/8)for the Closing Ceremony of 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. The cancellation states “Commemoration of the Closing Ceremony of the Games of XXIX Olympiad”. Cancellation features Beijing 2008 – London 2012.

CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 1
CHINA POSTCARD 2008- CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS
CHINA PC 2008 OLY 24-8 11
CHINA POSTCARD 2008 – CLOSING CEREMONY 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics – Olympic Flame at Qomolangma – China 2008

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics – Olympic Flame at Qomolangma – China 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China issued a 1.20 Yuan stamp on 27 Apr 2007 to promote the Beijing Olympics Torch Relay. A special commemorative cover was issued on 08 May 2008 to coincide with Torch relay. The Olympics Flame was lit at Olympia on 24 Mar 2008 and it was called “Journey of Harmony”. It reached the Qomolangma (Tibetan for Mt Everest ) creating a record that Olympic Flame was lit at the highest point of the World.

CHINA 2008 OLY TORCH RELAY 2
CHINA 2008- BEIJING OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY AT MT EVEREST.

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics – Olympic Flame Torch Relay – China 2007

Stamps of China on the 2008 Beijing Olympics – Olympic Flame Torch Relay – China 2007

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008.  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.

China issued a 1.20 Yuan stamp on 27 Apr 2007 to promote the Beijing Olympics Torch Relay. A special commemorative cover was issued on 24 Mar 2008 to coincide with Torch relay. The Olympics Flame was lit at Olympia on 24 Mar 2008 and it was called “Journey of Harmony”.

CHINA 2008 OLY TORCH RELAY
CHINA 2008 – JOURNEY OF HARMONY – BEIJING OLYMPICS