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.

Road to Rio  2016 – Stamps of New Zealand 2016

Road to Rio  2016 – Stamps of New Zealand  2016

Tokyo 2020 Olympics –  Countdown

  • The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games will be held from 24 July to 09 August 2020 in Tokyo
  • These will be the Games of XXXII Olympiad.
  • 206 nations are expected to take part in 339 events in 33 sports.
  • Over 11,000 athletes are expected to arrive at. various venues.
  • National Stadium in Tokyo will host the Opening Ceremony.
  • Miraitowa is the Official Mascot for Tokyo 2020.

We at Stamp Digest shall keep you informed about the Philatelic aspects and other interesting news related to Tokyo 2020. We shall also list stories and stamps related to the previous Olympic Games. So watch out this space at Stamp Digest.

The 2016 Summer Olympics also known as Games of XXXI Olympiad were held in Rio De Janeiro from 5 to 21 Aug 2016. A total of 11,238 athletes from 207 nations participated in 306 events in 28 Sports and 41 Disciplines. The United States topped the medals tally with 46 Gold Medals.

New Zealand issued a set of 10 Stamps on Rio 2016 Olympics on 06 Jul 2016. All stamps are $1 stamps. The theme is Road to Rio.

$1 – Athletics   $1 – Boxing    $1-Aquatic Sports – Kayaking  $1- Aquatic Sports -Swimming $1 – Equestrian Sports.

NZ RIO 2016 -1
NEW ZEALAND 2016 -ROAD TO RIO 2016 OLYMPICS.

Bhutan – First Day Cover 1972 Olympics

Bhutan – First Day Cover 1972 Olympics

Bhutan issued a set of stamps on 1972 Munich Summer Olympics on 06 Jun 1972. A FDC is listed. The Sports featured on stamps are 10 Ch – Handball, 15 Ch- Archery and 20 Ch -Boxing. The Cover design features an Archer. Archery is National Sports of Bhutan.

BHUTAN FDC 72 OLY
1972 MUNICH OLYMPICS -STAMPS OF BHUTAN

 

Jakarta 1962 – 4th Asian Games-Stamps of Indonesia.

Jakarta 1962 – 4th Asian Games-Stamps of Indonesia

The 12th Asian Games were held in Jakarta – Indonesia from 24 Aug to 04 Sep 1962. A total of 1,460 Competitors from 12 Nations participated in 88 events in 13 Sports

A Set of Stamps was issued by Indonesia 24 Jun 1962 on Sports events.

1962 ASIAD SPORTS
1962 JAKARTA ASIAD -STAMPS OF INDONESIA ON SPORTS- BASKETBALL, DISCUS ,DIVING
1962 ASIAD SPORTS
1962 JAKARTA ASIAD -STAMPS OF INDONESIA ON SPORTS -FOOTBALL,BOXING,HOCKEY,WATER POLO,TABLE TENNIS