Title : Postage Stamps to commemorate the 56th National Athletic Games
Stamp Serial#
982 
KPC#
C-688 
MICHEL#
1009 
StanGib#
1206 
Scott#
996 
Date of Issue
10/07/1975 
Quantity
5,000,000 
Denomination
20 won 
Design
handball 
Designer
Kim, Yong Bae 
Image Area
23mmí┐33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
10í┐5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing &Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The 56th National Athletic Meet is to be held in Taegu, Kyongsangpukto, for six days beginning October 7, 1975.

During the period of the meet in which officials as well as athletes representing Seoul, Pusan, nine provinces and the Korean residents in Japan, and the United States of America, are to take part. The athletes will compete in a genuine show of youthful strength and athletic prowess to bring honor to their respective cities and provinces.

Athletes will vie in a total of 26 track and field events, grouped into three divisions: high school, college, and general public. The athletic meet is a great national sport festival aimed at promoting a sense of unity and perseverance and upholding sportsmanship among the people, at the same time upleveling their physical capabilities, thereby contributing eventually to the development and purification of our national culture.

The Ministry of Communication is issuing two kinds of postage stamps in celebration of this occasion in the hope that the athletic meet will succeed, as in the past, in promoting physical training and exercises among the people and in displaying the strength and wisdom of our people.