Vietnam post issued a set of four stamps to commemorate the 30th Summer Olympic Games London 2012. The stamps features sports events weight lifting, gymnastics, fencing and teakwondo.
The 30th Summer Olympic Games London 2012 will take place from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London (UK). The Summer Olympic Games London 2012 will begin on 27th July 2012 with the theme slogan ‘Inspire a Generation’. 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.
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.
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.
Vietnam sports delegation will participate in 10 sports competition in Olympic Games, such as weight lifting, gymnastics, fencing, teakwondo, swimming, athletics, badminton, shooting, …
Title: The Summer Olympic Games LONDON 2012
Date of Issue: 12 July 2012
Denominations: 2000d, 3500d, 8500d, 12000d