Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh–  1988 Seoul Olympics.

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.

BANGLADESH 1988 OLYMPICS 1
BANGLADESH 1988 – SEOUL SUMMER OLYMPICS 1988

Basketball         Weightlifting       Women’s Tennis      Shooting               Boxing

BANGLADESH 1988 OLYMPICS 2
BANGLADESH 1988- SEOUL SUMMER OLYMPICS 1988.

Stamps on 1956 Melbourne Olympics – Hungary 1956

Stamps on 1956 Melbourne Olympics – Hungary 1956

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.

A FDC is listed with four stamps.

20 Filler – Kayaking      30 Filler – Equestrian  1 Florint- Football  3 Florint – Basketball.

HUNGARY 1956 OLYMPICS
HUNGARY 1956 – MELBOURNE SUMMER OLYMPICS 1956.

Stamps on Sports– Republic of Congo 1966.

Stamps on Sports– Republic of Congo 1966.

The Republic of Congo issued  Stamps on Sports on 15 Jul 1966.

1F -Volleyball           3F- Handball

CONGO SPORTS
CONGO 1966 -SPORTS=VOLLEYBALL AND HANDBALL

2 F – BASKETBALL                   5F – Athletes

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CONGO 1966- SPORTS -BASKETBALL

Stamps on 10th Pan American Games 1987- Surinam

Stamps on 10th Pan American Games 1987- Surinam

Pan American Games are held every four years for the nations of the Americas. They are held one year prior to the Summer Olympic Games.

-The 10th Pan American Games were held in Indianapolis Indiana USA  from 07 Aug to 23 Aug 1987. Over 4,300 athletes from 38 Countries participated in 30 Sports and 140 events.

Surinam issued a set of three Stamps on 03 Jun 1987.

90c – Football      110c- Swimming      150c- Basketball

SURINAME PAN AMERICAN GAMES
SURINAME 1987- 10TH PAN AMERICAN GAMES

Stamps on Basketball – Military World Games -Suriname 1984.

Stamps on Basketball – Suriname 1984.

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

SURINAME CISM BBALL
SURINAME 1984- MILITARY GAMES COUNCIL BASKETBALL

Mozambique Stamps on Sports -1978.

Mozambique Stamps on Sports -1978.

Date of Issue -21 Dec 1978

0.5 escudo – Football                     1.50 escudo -Shot Put         3.00 escudo – Hurdles              7.5 escudo-Basketball.

MOZAMBIQUE SPORTS
MOZAMBIQUE SPORTS 1978
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MOZAMBIQUE SPORTS 1978

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Slovenia issued a round shaped stamp on 2010 World Basketball Championships held in Turkey.Slovenia qualified for the event and finished seventh .The stamps were issued on 28 may 2010.

SLOVENIA BBALL
STAMPS OF SLOVENIA ON WORLD BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS -2010