Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1992 Barcelona 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 1992 Summer Olympics or XXV Olympics were held in Barcelona Spain from 25 Jul to 09 Aug 1992. Bangladesh issued Block of four Se-tenant stamps on 25 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 9,356 athletes from 169 Nations participated in 25 Sports, 34 Disciplines and 257 events. King Juan Carlos I, inaugurated the Games. The unified team topped the medals tally with 45 Gold Medals.

10 Taka- Peace Doves      10 Taka – Clasped Hands   6 Taka – Hand Holding Olympic Torch   4 Taka – Rowing

BANGLADESH 1992 OLY
BANGLADESH 1992 – BARCELONA OLYMPICS
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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 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.

 

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.

Road to Rio  2016 – Stamps of New Zealand 2016

Road to Rio  2016 – Stamps of New Zealand  2016

Tokyo 2020 Olympics –  Countdown

  • The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games will be held from 24 July to 09 August 2020 in Tokyo
  • These will be the Games of XXXII Olympiad.
  • 206 nations are expected to take part in 339 events in 33 sports.
  • Over 11,000 athletes are expected to arrive at. various venues.
  • National Stadium in Tokyo will host the Opening Ceremony.
  • Miraitowa is the Official Mascot for Tokyo 2020.

We at Stamp Digest shall keep you informed about the Philatelic aspects and other interesting news related to Tokyo 2020. We shall also list stories and stamps related to the previous Olympic Games. So watch out this space at Stamp Digest.

The 2016 Summer Olympics also known as Games of XXXI Olympiad were held in Rio De Janeiro from 5 to 21 Aug 2016. A total of 11,238 athletes from 207 nations participated in 306 events in 28 Sports and 41 Disciplines. The United States topped the medals tally with 46 Gold Medals.

New Zealand issued a set of 10 Stamps on Rio 2016 Olympics on 06 Jul 2016. All stamps are $1 stamps. The theme is Road to Rio.

$1 – Athletics   $1 – Boxing    $1-Aquatic Sports – Kayaking  $1- Aquatic Sports -Swimming $1 – Equestrian Sports.

NZ RIO 2016 -1
NEW ZEALAND 2016 -ROAD TO RIO 2016 OLYMPICS.