Czech Republic Issue Stamp on London Olympic Games

Javelin throw, included in the ancient Greek Olympic Games since the year 776 BC as one \"\"of five events of the pentathlon competition. The dominant bronze sculpture (front) of a classical javelin thrower from the 5th century BC and his contemporary counterpart (background) represent the long tradition of the Olympics and the position of athletics as the queen of sport.The logo of the London Olympics is the other dominant element in the image. The cutting-edge design of this logo, which triggered a huge debate, is based on the date 2012. It looks like street graffiti art. Date of Issue: 20 June 2012 Denominations: 21 CZK

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