Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Bobsledding– USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Bobsledding– USA 1984.

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 1984 Winter Olympics or XIV Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo Yugoslavia (Now in Bosnia & Herzegovina)  from 08- 19 Feb 1984. The then President of Yugoslavia Mika Spiljak inaugurated the Games. A total of 1272 athletes from 49 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 39 events. East Germany (GDR) topped the medals tally with 09 Gold Medals.

The USA  issued a  set of stamps on 06 Jan 1984 to commemorate the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Five First Day Covers with stamps are being listed. A First Day Cover with Block of Four stamps and a cover featuring Bobsledding is listed.

USA 84 W OLY B4
USA 1984 – SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- BOBSLEDDING.