Olympic games in Los Angeles

Fischer A2768-A2769 (Sheet 80) | Michel 2916C-2917C (Sheet 94) | Scott 2621a. | Year of issue 1984 | People's Republic of Poland

Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, United States, in 1984.


Sheet 80
Janusz Kusociński winning the 10,000 meter race (left stamp), and
Stanisława Walasiewiczówna winning the 100 meter sprint race (right stamp)
both during the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles

Translations

Igrzyska XXIII Olympiady - Los Angeles 1984 = 23rd Olympic Games - Los Angeles 1984.
Igrzyska X Olympiady - Los Angeles 1932 = 10th Olympic Games - Los Angeles 1932.
Dopłata na PKOL (Polski Komitet Olympijski) = Surcharge for the Polish Olympic Committee.

Glossary

Janusz Kusociński (1907-1940) won the 10,000 meter race during the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles.
Stanisława Walasiewiczówna (or Stanisława Walasiewicz) won an olympic gold medal in the 100 meter sprint race during the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, becoming the first woman ever to finish in less than 12 seconds. In the United States, she was known as Stella Walsh or Stella Walsh Olson.

Relevant pages

Fischer 2765-2770

Resources

Olympic Games
Summer Olympic Games
1932 Summer Olympics
1984 Summer Olympics
Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles
United States

Running
Sprint race

Janusz Kusociński
Stanisława Walasiewiczówna