New Stamps on Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games

Croatia

\"croatiaHrvatska posta issued a stamp to celebrate XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.First Winter Olympic Games were held at the foot of Mont Blanca, in the French village Chamonix, on 25 January 1924 with the participation of 240 sportsmen and 11 sportswomen from 16 countries.

Latvia

\"latviaLatvia  issued a stamp celebrating the Winter Olympic Games 2014 in Sochi and featuring skeleton.Skeleton is a fast winter sliding sport in which an individual person rides a small sled down a frozen track while lying face down, during which athletes experience forces up to 5 g. It was added to the Olympic program for the 2002 Winter Olympics; previously, it had been in the Olympic program only in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 1928 and 1948.The stamp is designed by Ludis Danilans.

Poland

\"sochiPoland issued two commemorative postage stamps celebrating the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014. The first stamp with a value of 1.75 zl features ski jumping, the other with a value of 5,00 zl is dedicated to cross-country skiing. The stamp designer is AgataTobolczuk.

Belarus

\"belarusBelarus issued a souvenir sheet commemorating the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.The souvenir sheet was printed with the logo of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Norway

\"norwayNorway issued four stamps commemorating the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.The stamps feature famous Norwegian athletes: Marit Bjorgen, Tora Berger, Petter Northug and Aksel Lund Svindal.

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