Tuvalu post issued a postage Stamp showing medals to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games. The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012.
Athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are expected to participate. For the first time, women’s boxing is included in the programme, with 36 athletes competing in three different weight classes. There is a special dispensation to allow the various shooting events to go ahead, which would otherwise be illegal under UK gun law.
The games will be officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics will be held on 27 July 2012.
Title: 2012 Summer Olympic Games London – Tuvalu
Date of Issue: 30 May 2012
Denominations: 1.50 AU $