Stamps on 1976 Winter Olympics Innsbruck  – Austria 1975

Stamps on 1976 Winter Olympics Innsbruck  – Austria 1975

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 1976 Winter Olympics or XII Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck Austria from 04- 15 Feb 1976. The then Austrian President Rudolf Kirchschlager inaugurated the Games. A total of 1123 athletes from 37 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 37 events.USSR topped the medals tally with 13 Gold Medals.

Austria issued a set of four stamps on 14 Nov 1975 to commemorate the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

70+30 Gr  –  Figure Skating.

AUSTRIA FDC 1976 INNSBRUCK 1
AUSTRIA FDC 1975 – INNSBRUCK 1976 WINTER OLYMPICS- FIGURE SKATING

 

2+1 S – Cross- Country Skiing

AUSTRIA FDC 1976 INNSBRUCK 2
AUSTRIA FDC 1975 – INNSBRUCK 1976 WINTER OLYMPICS- CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

 

 

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo –Cross Country Skiing & Ice Hockey– USA 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Cross Country Skiing & Ice Hockey– 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 – Cross Country Skiing (Introduced in 1924 Winter Olympics)

USA 84 W OLY CROSS
USA 1984 -SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984 -CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

20 c  – Ice Hockey (Introduced in 1920 Winter Olympics at Antwerp Belgium)

USA 84 W OLY HOCKEY
USA 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984-ICE HOCKEY

 

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

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 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER  Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)

Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994  Lillehammer Winter Olympics.

3.5 Kr–  Cross Country Skiing and Flags,    3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags

A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer. 

NORWAY 1994 W OLY
NORWAY 1993 – LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS 1994.

 

Stamps  on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Cross Country Skiing and Ice Hockey

Stamps  on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – France 1991- Cross Country Skiing and Ice Hockey

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.

02 Feb 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Cross Country Skiing at Les Saisies

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 6 SKI
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 – CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

09 Feb 1991 – 2.30+0.20 Fr – Ice Hockey at Meribel

FRANCE 1992 W OLY 7 HOCKEY
FRANCE 1991- ALBERTVILLE WINTER OLYMPICS 1992 -ICE HOCKEY

 

1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympic Games – Stamps of Bhutan

1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympic Games – Stamps of Bhutan

The 1976 WinterOlympic Games were held in Innsbruck, Austria from 4-15 Feb 1976. Bhutan issued a set of stamps on the Winter Olympics.

1 ch- Slalom Skiing    2 ch – 4-men Bobsleigh   3 ch-Ice Hockey   4 ch- Cross Country Skiing     5 ch – Figure Skating .

BHUTAN INNSBRUCK WINTER OLYMPICS
BHUTAN INNSBRUCK WINTER OLYMPICS 1976