Sunday, 21 August 2016

Ukraine: 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Today is the last day of the Games of the XXXI. Olympiad. The games took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5th August to 21st August. More than 11,000 athletes from 207 National Olympic Committees, including first time entrants Kosovo, South Sudan, and a Refugee Olympic Team, took part.  With 306 sets of medals, the games featured 28 Olympic sports, including rugby sevens and golf, which were added to the Olympic program in 2009.




Stamps:
right: Olympic Games - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Issued: 23-07-2016
left:  Flora - Definitive - Issued: 11-01-2013


Many thanks to Roman for this cover!

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