Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 1992 Barcelona 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 1992 Summer Olympics or XXV Olympics were held in Barcelona Spain from 25 Jul to 09 Aug 1992. Bangladesh issued Block of four Se-tenant stamps on 25 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 9,356 athletes from 169 Nations participated in 25 Sports, 34 Disciplines and 257 events. King Juan Carlos I, inaugurated the Games. The unified team topped the medals tally with 45 Gold Medals.
10 Taka- Peace Doves 10 Taka – Clasped Hands 6 Taka – Hand Holding Olympic Torch 4 Taka – Rowing
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.
Palindrome Date Covers – Germany 1977- 1000 Years of Dudweiler
Dudweiler in Germany is a small town which came into being in 977 AD. Germany issued a special cover on 7-7-77 to mark its 1000th Year. The Cover also features the 1976 Montreal Olympics Miniature sheet with Dudweiler cancellation and featured Field Hockey and Rowing.
Palindrome – A Palindrome is a word ,number ,phrase or other sequence of characters which reads the same backward as forward,such as madam, racecar or number 10201. This cover has date cancellation as 7-7-77.