Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing 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.

Stamps of Bangladesh on 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Nepal issued a Rupees 15 stamp on 21 Aug 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals. Nepal has been participating in the Olympics since the 1964 Olympics.

Four stamps were issued in a Se-Tenant Block of Four.

10 Taka – Athletics Running                  15 Taka – Shooting             20 Taka – Mascots             25 Taka – Pierre De Coubertin.

BANGLADESH 2008 OLY1
BANGLADESH 2008 – BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
BANGLADESH 2008 OLY2
BANGLADESH 2008 -BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008

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 of Sri Lanka on 2004 Athens Olympics – Sri Lanka 2004

Stamps of Sri Lanka on 2004 Athens Olympics – Sri Lanka 2004

The 2004 Summer Olympics or XXVIII Olympics were held in Athens Greece from 13 to 29 Aug 2004. A total of 10,625 athletes from 201 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 40 Disciplines and 301 events. The USA topped the medals tally with 36 Gold Medals.

Sri Lanka issued a set of Four stamps on 06 Aug 2004 to commemorate the Olympics.

4.5 R – Swimming   16.50 R – Athletics Sprint  17 R – Shooting  20 R – Long Distance Running.

SRI LANKA 2004 OLY FDC
SRI LANKA 2004 FDC – ATHENS OLYMPICS 2004
SRI LANKA 2004 OLY
SRI LANKA 2004 OLYMPICS BROCHURE

 

 Stamps on 2012 Olympics – Sri Lanka 2012

Stamps on 2012 Olympics – Sri Lanka 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympics or XXX Olympics were held in London from 27 July to 12 Aug 2012. Sri Lanka issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet 23 Jul 2012 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,768 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 26 Sports, 39 Disciplines and 302 events. The USA topped the medals tally with 46 Gold Medals.

A FDC is listed with Four Stamps. The FDC is cancelled at Westminster House Colombo -the official Residence of British High Commissioner in Sri Lanka.

5.00 R – Athletics   15.00 R- Swimming        25.00 R – Shooting  75.00 R -Badminton.

SRI LANKA 2012 OLY
SRI LANKA 2012 – XXX SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES LONDON 2012.

Stamps on Festivals & Swiss Customs – Switzerland 2010

Stamps on Festivals & Swiss Customs – Switzerland  2010

Switzerland issued a set of four stamps on Festivals and Swiss Customs  04 Mar 2010.

100 ct- Federal Costume Festival            100 ct – Federal Marksmen’s Festival

SWITZERLAND FESTIVALS 1
SWITZERLAND 2010-FESTIVALS & SWISS CUSTOMS.

100 Ct- Federal Drumming and Piping Festival      100 ct- Centenary of Swiss Yodeling Association.

SWITZERLAND FESTIVALS 2
SWITZERLAND 2010-FESTIVALS & SWISS CUSTOMS.

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

The 13th Asian Games were held in Bangkok – Thailand from 06 Dec to 20 Dec 1998. A total of 6,554  Competitors from 41 Nations participated in 377 events in 36 Sports

A  set of Four stamps were released on 27 mar 1998. The stamps feature Shooting ,Gymnastics,Swimming & Wind Surfing.

 

A set of four stamps was issued as Charity stamps with surcharge on 06 Dec 1998.The stamps featured Field Hockey, Wrestling ,Rowing , Show Jumping.