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Sport

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Datum izida:1/30/2014 11:00:00 PM
Oblikovanje:Matjaž Učakar
Motiv:The XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014, Sochi, Russia
Tisk:Poštovní tiskárna cenin, Praha, Czech Republic
Izvedba:4-colour offset
Papir:Tullis Russell, 105 g/m2
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Zobčanje:Comb 11 1/2 : 11 1/2
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Around 3,000 competitors from 51 countries will<br>participate in the Olympics, including Slovenia, which will be<br>represented by 66 athletes.They will compete in 15 olympic<br>sports or 98 sport disciplines.<br>Slovenian athletes Jure Franko and Mateja Svet won silver<br>medals for Yugoslavia at the 14th Winter Olympic Games<br>in Sarajevo in 1984 as well as four years later in Calgary;<br>ski jumpers Miran Tepeš, Primož Ulaga, Matjaž Zupan and<br>Matjaž Debelak also won the bronze medal in Calgary.<br>Slovenian athletes won a total of ten medals (Tina Maze<br>won two silver medals and Petra Majdič, Jure Košir, Alenka<br>Dovžan, Katja Koren, Robert Kranjec, Peter Žonta, Primož<br>Peterka and Damjan Fras each won a bronze medal) for<br>independent Slovenia at the Winter Olympics from 1994 in<br>Lillehammer to 2010 in Vancouver.<br>Pošta Slovenije regularly issues commemorative stamps<br>for each Winter and Summer Olympic Games. These stamps<br>are always printed in sheetlets of six stamps each (3 × 2). The<br>motifs on the stamps for this year’s Winter Olympic Games<br>are ice hockey and ski jumping. A special detail on the “icehockey”<br>stamp is number 22 on the shoulder of the player’s<br>jersey, which refers to the 22nd Winter Olympic Games. The<br>other stamp featuring a ski jumper shows number 24 on his<br>body suit referring to the year of the first Winter Olympic<br>Games 90 years ago. The edges of the stamp sheetlets<br>feature the logos of the Olympic Games, the Slovenian<br>Olympic Committee and the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.<br><strong>Tomaž Zajc</strong>