Andrus Veerpalu -- Olympic Winner


Olympic Stamp:
10.01.2002 --
Salt Lake City 2002

Entire No 8:
26.03.2001
Andrus Veerpalu -- World Champion

Date of Issue : April 12, 2002
Design : Lembit Lõhmus
Photo : Toomas Huik
Denomination : 4 kr 40 s
Perforation : 14:13¾
Sheet Content : 20 Stamps (5 x 4)
Printing Process : Offset
Printing House : AS Vaba Maa
Quantity Issued : 504 440
Order Number : 247-03-2002
First Day Cover Number : 2002-7
Eesti Post : Andrus Veerpalu -- Olympic Winner

Andrus Veerpalu (b 8 Feb 1971) won the 15 km race in cross-country Nordic skiing at the 19th Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. Besides, Veerpalu won the silver medal in the 50 km cross-country skiing event at the same Games. A year before, at World Championship competitions in Lahti, Finland, Andrus Veerpalu took the gold medal in 30 km cross-country skiing

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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