POSTED: August 2nd 2011

PyeongChang 2018 issues first stamp to commemorate the Games

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications

TAMPA/PYEONGCHANG: The Korean postal service today released 1.5 million copies of special stamps depicting PyeongChang 2018 as host city for the winter Olympic Games.

The illustrations feature a downhill skier and the statuesque ski jumping venue that will be home to numerous sports events and also the opening and closing ceremonies.

The IOC will hold August 30-1 September the first orientation seminar with IOC Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli to start discussions on the formation of the OCOG and the initial stages to start the preparations for the Games.

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