26.05.2021 – Summer Olympics in Tokyo

By | 21/05/2021

The XXXII summer Olympic Games will take place from 23 July to 8 August in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. They were originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, but for the first time in the history of Olympic Games, the sports event was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tokyo is the first city in Asia to host the summer games twice.

This is the 13th time Estonia has participated in the games as an independent country. The first Estonian Olympic medal winner was wrestler Martin Klein who represented the Russian Empire in Stockholm in 1912. The first Olympic medal winner to represent the Republic of Estonia was weightlifter Alfred Neuland in Antwerp in 1920. In total, Estonia has won 26 gold, 22 silver and 29 bronze medals.

Estonian Post 771-26.05.21

About this stamp in philately foorum.