Aug 26, 2008

The Games of The XXIX Olympiad - Olympic Sports Minisheet FDC from CHINA.

FDC name:The Games of The XXIX Olympiad - Olympic Sports
Issue date: 08-08-08
Details:The mini sheet has got 10 stamps.The details are as follows
  • 60 Fen: Basketball
  • 80 Fen: Fencing
  • 80 Fen: Sailing
  • 3 Yuan: Gymnastics
  • 1.20 Yuan: Diving
  • 1.20 Yuan: Shooting
  • 1.20 Yuan: Athletics
  • 1.20 Yuan: Volleyball
  • 1.20 Yuan: BMX
  • 1.20 Yuan: Weightlifting

The program for the Beijing 2008 Games is quite similar to that of the Athens Games held in 2004. The 2008 Olympics will see the return of 28 sports, and will hold 302 events (165 men's events, 127 women's events, and 10 mixed events), one event more in total than in Athens.Overall 9 new events will be held, which include 2 from the new cycling discipline of BMX. Women will compete in the 3000 m steeplechase for the first time. In addition, marathon swimming events for men and women, over the distance of 10 kilometres, will be added to the swimming discipline. Team events (men and women) in table tennis will replace the doubles events. In fencing, women's team foil and women's team sabre will replace men's team foil and women's team epee.

Remark:Excellent self made FDC by my friend from China,as the mini sheet is large one,so the FDC is also become big,Thanks to GOD that it has not damaged by India-post as my friend has forgot to give the stiffener inside.

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