Olympic Winter Games in Salk Lake City


Date of Issue : January 10, 2002
Designer : Riho Luuse
Denomination : 8 kr
Perforation : 14:13¾
Sheet Content : 20 Stamps (5 x 4)
Printing Process : Offset
Printing House : AS Vaba Maa
Quantity Issued : 304 640
Order Number : 240-12-2001
First Day Cover Number : 2002-1
Eesti Post : Olympic Winter Games in Salk Lake City

Estonian athletes first took part in Olympic Winter Games in 1928 in Sankt Moritz. The biggest achievement so far is a gold medal Ants Antson, competing in Soviet colours, won a gold medal in the 1, 500 speedskating event in Innsbruck in 1964. In the 19th Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Estonian sportsmen will be competing in cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and biathlon events.

More Information:

  • Eesti Olümpiakomitee
  • International Olympic Committee
  • Salt Lake Olympic Organizing Committee for the Winter Games
  • Olympic Philately from Sydney 2000 to Beijing 2008 (Thomas Lippert - Germany)

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