Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Ice Dancing & Alpine Skiing – USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Ice Dancing & Alpine Skiing – 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.

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.

20 c – Ice Dancing ( Event of Figure Skating Discipline)

USA 84 W OLY ALPINE (2)
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984 – ICE DANCING

20c -Alpine Skiing (First introduced in 1924 Winter Olympics)

USA 84 W OLY ALPINE (1)
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- ALPINE SKIING

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991

Stamps of France on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991

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 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

France issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

19 Jan 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Slalom (Alpine Skiing Men) at Les Menuires

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 5 SLALOM
FRANCE 1991 -ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 – SLALOM