Title : Postage Stamps in Commemoration of the 21st Olympic Games
Stamp Serial#
1025 
KPC#
C-732 
MICHEL#
1051 
StanGib#
1250 
Scott#
1043 
Date of Issue
07/17/1976 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
20 won 
Design
Boxing 
Designer
Chung, Hee Jin 
Image Area
23mmí┐33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4í┐5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of Koera 
Description
The 21st Olympic Games opens on July 17, 1976 through August 1, 1976 in Montreal, Canada.

More than 14,000 athletes and officials from 136 member countries of IOC will take part in the 16-day sport festival and will compete in a grand manifestation of their sportsmenship, strength, beauty and athletic ability for their individual and national glory.

The 21 slated events include track and field, rowing, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, soccer, gymnastics, weight lifting, handball, volleyball, hockey, judo, wrestling, swimming and diving, shooting, archery, yachting and pentathlon.

Representing the Republic of Korea, are 61 athletes who, accompanied by 25 sport officials, will participate in six events: boxing, wrestling, judo, volleyball, basketball, and shooting. They will demonstrate their athletic ability and skills as well as present the new prestige of our country to the whole world.

In the hope that this Olympics will promote sound ideals and high physical standards of youth in the interest of world peace, and that our athletes will achieve good results to enhance our national prestige, the Ministry of Communications is issuing these commemorative postage stamps.