Wednesday, February 25, 2009

World Championships in Athletics - Helsinki 2005

World Championships in Athletics - Helsinki 2005:
The major attraction of the summer sport season in 2005 was World Championships in athletics. The wrestling was be held from 6th to 14th August in a capital of Finland, in Helsinki. The capital of Finland was become already for the second time the host of the event. The first world athletics championship also took place in Helsinki in 1983 and was the one of the most successful for the Polish athletes. Two gold medals were won at that time by Z. Hoffman performing in triple jump and E. Sarul in shot put. The runner-up became B. Maminski in 3-kilometre obstacle race with, and the bronze medal was won by Z. Kwasny in the hammer. The Polish Mail taking into consideration the significance of August Event, is meeting its clients’ likings and needs. This is among the philatelist new releases issues the occasional edition of post stamps named “The World Championship in Athletics in Helsinki 2005”. The edition presents four colour post stamps showing four favourite athletic disciplines, in which 22 years ago the Polish sport team achieved the undisputed success. On the day of the introduction of the stamps into circulation, there will be available for sale FDC envelopes, cancelled with a special issue stamp, used in Post Office Warszawa 1.

FDC for Same issue :

Thanks to Maksym

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