1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics -Miniature Sheet Japan.
The 1972 Winter Olympic Games were held in Sapporo Japan from 03 Feb to 13 Feb 1972. This was the XIth edition of Winter Olympic Games. The First Winter Olympic Games were held in Chamonix, France in 1924. The next Olympic Games will be held in Beijing in 2022.
Japan won three medals at 1972 games (1Gold,1 Silver & 1 Bronze). USSR topped the medals tally with 16 Medals (8 Gold, 5 Silver & 3 Bronze Medals).
Japan issued a miniature sheet consisting of three stamps on 03 Feb 1972 to commemorate the Games. The sports featured on stamps are
20 y – Skiing 50 y- Figure Skating 20 y -Bobsleigh