Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer – Norway 1993.
The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.
The 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)
Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics.
3.5 Kr– Cross Country Skiing and Flags, 3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags
A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer.
The 2006 Winter Olympic Games were held in Torino, Italy from 10 Feb to 26 Feb 2006. Norway issued a 22 Krone stamp on Biathlon event on 03 Feb 2006. The stamp had a print run of 2,000,000. Norwegian athletes won three Silver and three Bronze medals in Biathlon events at the 2006 Olympics.