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Games of the XXX Olympiad - Palau

Games of the XXX Olympiad – Palau

Palau post issued a set of four stamps to commemorate Games of the XXX Olympiad, the biggest sporting event in the world. The stamps features four sports Tennis, Swimming, weightlifting and Basketball.

The Games of the XXX Olympiad are scheduled to take place in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. 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.

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. Athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are expected to participate.

Title: Games of the XXX Olympiad – Palau
Date of Issue: 23 March 2012
Country: Palau
Denominations: 98c

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