Prize winners of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing

Newsletter # 21 (388) July 22, 2010
On July 24, 2010 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue a souvenir sheet Prize winnersof the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing.
Designer: Aleksey Nikolaevaskiy. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 141/4: 14. There are 4 stamps in the souvenir sheet. Size of the stamps: 28x40 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 103x131 mm. Print quantity: 10.000 souvenir sheets.
There are elements of protection on the stamps.
Historical reference: The Games of the XXIX Olympiad were held in Beijing, the capital of China, on August 8-24, 2008.181 athletes represented Belarus. They took part in 26 events.
On June 2010 the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne resolved to repudiate the charges of doping against Vadim Devyatovskiy and Ivan Tsikhan and to return them the silver and bronze medals won at the Olympiad in Beijing.
After the Court resolution the Belarus team took the 15th place among 204 countries that participated in the Games.
30 Belarus athletes won 19 medals: 4 gold, 5 silver and 10 bronze.
Souvenir sheet No. 77
No. 835
Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. Rowing and canoeing
1000 BYR
 
No. 836
Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. Athletics (hammer throw)
1000 BYR
 
No. 837
Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. Weightlifting
1000 BYR
 
No. 838
Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. Rowing and canoeing
1000 BYR
A special cancellations on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
 
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by A. Nikolaevskiy.

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A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

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