Medal winners of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi

Newsletter # 20 (573) April 21, 2014
On May 2, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 3 stamps and a souvenir sheet from the series Medal winners of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
The stamps and souvenir sheet were printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Designer of the stamps: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 131/2: 133/4. Size of the stamps: 37x26 mm. Sheet composition: 8 stamps & 1 coupon. Size of the sheets: 135x100 mm. While printing the stamps they used the technology of relief stamping and selective varnishing. Print quantity: 80.000 stamps each.
 
Letter M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
 
No. 1018
Nadezhda Skardino — bronze medal winner (biathlon)
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No. 1019
Alla Tsuper — Olympic champion (freestyle)
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No. 1020
Anton Kushnir — Olympic champion (freestyle)
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Designer of the souvenir sheet: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: round 133/4. Size of the stamp in the souvenir sheet: diameter 40 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 111x80 mm. While printing the souvenir sheet they used the technology of relief stamping and selective varnishing. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
 
Letter P is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
Souvenir sheet No. 104
No. 1021
Darya Domracheva — three-time Olympic champion (biathlon). Hero of Belarus
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The XXII Olympic Winter Games were held in Sochi (Russian Federation) from 7 to 23 February 2014.2800 athletes from 88 countries attended the event. Belarus was represented by 26 athletes (15 men and 11 women) in 5 sports disciplines.
The Belarus team took part in Winter Olympics for the sixth time. Belarus is ranking the 8th in the medal table. Belarusian athletes have won six medals (5 gold and 1 bronze). The medal winners are: Darya Domracheva (three-time Olympic champion in biathlon), Alla Tsuper (Olympic champion in freestyle), Anton Kushnir (Olympic champion in freestyle) and Nadezhda Skardino (bronze medal in biathlon). The three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva has been awarded the title "Hero of Belarus".
 
The project was prepared in collaboration with the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Colour of the postmark — black.
 
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye. Medved.
Special cancellations on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamps and souvenir sheet issuing day.

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