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 on Table Tennis -1996 Olympics

Stamps on Table Tennis -1996 Olympics

Belgium issued a set of stamps on 1996 Atlanta Olympics on 29 June 1996. The 16+4 Belgian Franc stamp features a Table Tennis player in action.

BELGIUM OLYMPICS TT
BELGIUM 1996 OLYMPICS TABLE TENNIS.

Stamps on International sporting events – Sweden 1993

Stamps on International sporting events – Sweden 1993

Sweden hosted a number of international sporting events in 1993.It issued a set of six stamps on these events. The events featured on stamps are

World Gliding Championships at Borlange from 12 to 27 Jun 1993

World Greco- Roman Wrestling Championships at Stockholm from 16 to 19 Sep 1993

42nd World Table Tennis Championships at Gothenburg from 11 to 23 May 1993. Jan Ove Waldner of Sweden won bronze in men’s singles.

European Bowling championships at Malmo from 09 Jun to 20 Jun 1993

13th World Men’s Handball Championships at Gothenburg from 9 to 20 Mar 1993.Russia won the title beating France.Sweden won the Bronze.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships at Falun from 19 to 28 February 1993

FDC SWEDEN SPORTS 1993
FDC SWEDEN 1979 – INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EVENTS HELD IN SWEDEN IN 1993