Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh– 1988 Seoul Olympics.
Bangladesh gained Independence in 1971 and Bangladesh Olympic Committee (BOA) was formed in 1979. Bangladesh athletes first took part in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. Bangladesh has never participated in the Winter Olympics.
Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics.
The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.
The 1988 Summer Olympics or XXIV Olympics were held in Seoul South Korea from 17 Sep to 02 Oct 1988. A total of 8,391 athletes fro6 140 Nations participated in 23 Sports, 31 Disciplines and 237 events. President Roh Tae Woo of South Korea inaugurated the Games. The Soviet Union (USSR) topped the medals tally with 55 Gold Medals.
Bangladesh Post issued a strip of five stamps on 29 Sep 1988 on Seoul Summer Olympics.
The 1956 Summer Olympics or XVI Olympics were held in Melbourne Australia from 22 Nov to 08 Dec 1956. Hungary issued a set of Four stamps on 25 Sep 1956 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 3,314 athletes from72 Nations participated in 17 Sports, 23 Disciplines and 151 events. The Duke Edinburgh inaugurated the Games. The Soviet Union topped the medals tally with 37 Gold Medals.
The Military World Games for Military sportspersons are organised by the International Military Sports Council (CISM). Similarly, Championships for separate sports is also held. The 7th World Military Games will be held in Wuhan in Oct 2019.
Surinam issued a set of two stamps on 1984 International Military Sports Council Basketball Championships on 18 Sep 1984.
50c – Basketball above the net 90c – Basketball inside the net