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30th Olympic Games London 2012 - China

30th Olympic Games London 2012 – China

The China Post issued a set of four stamps of the 30th Olympic Games London 2012. The stamps features Soccer, Tenis, Equestrian and Track and Field sports.

The 30th Olympic Games London 2012 will begin on 27th July 2012 with the theme slogan ‘Inspire a Generation’ and will end on 12 August 2012 in London (UK). Over the course of 19 days, thousands of athletes from around the globe will compete in 26 fields, in 39 different sports and in 34 separate venues.

It will bring together nearly 10,500 athletes from over 200 countries, with the goal of building a peaceful and better world. Educating young people in sport irrespective of caste, rich and poor in the spirit of friendship and solidarity.

London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948. London was selected as the host city for the 2012 Olympics out of the nine cities that submitted bids by 15 July 2003.

Title: 30th Olympic Games London 2012 – China
Date of Issue: 27 July 2012
Country: China
Denominations: 1.20 Yaun x 4

Source: http://www.cpi.com.cn

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