Medal winners of the XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Newsletter # 42 (696) November 23, 2016
On November 30, 2016 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet: Medal winners of the XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
Design: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 13: 131/2. Size of the stamps in the souvenir sheet: Nos. 1167-1169 — 2629,6 mm, No.1170 — 2637 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 107x77 mm. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
 
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
 
Face value N is equal to the surface tariff of a postcard abroad.
Face value M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
Face value H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
 
Souvenir sheet No. 122
No. 1167
Aliaksandr Tryputs
Bronze medal winner (athletics)
N
No. 1168
Uladzimir Izotau
Paralympic champion (swimming)
M
 
No. 1169
Andrei Pranevich
Paralympic champion (wheelchair fencing)
M
No. 1170
Ihar Boki
Six-time Paralympic champion and bronze medal winner (swimming)
H

Elements of protection
The XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) were held from 7 to 18 September 2016. The Republic of Belarus sent a team of 20 athletes. They competed in 5 sports. In total they won 10 medals at the Paralympics.
 
Ihar Boki won 6 gold medals and 1 bronze medal and became the most titled athlete of the Paralympic Games in Rio. Following the two Paralympic Games (London-2012 and Rio-2016) he has a total of 13 medals.
 
The swimmer Uladzimir Izotau and the wheelchair fencer Andrei Pranevich won gold medals. The bronze medal was received by the javelin thrower Aliaksandr Tryputs.

The FDC depicts the logo of the XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
 
The project was prepared in cooperation with the National Paralympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
 
Colour of the postmark — black.
 
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye.Medved
 
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately, 16 Moskovskaya street) on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
 

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