Hongkong Post announced today (October 22) the release of a stamp sheetlet and associated philatelic products on the theme of "Congratulations on the Outstanding Achievements of the Hong Kong, China Delegation at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" on December 9. Advance orders are being accepted from today.
Since the first debut in 1972, this was Hong Kong's 13th delegation to the Paralympic Games at Tokyo 2020. A total of 24 athletes, half of whom were debutants, took part in various events, namely archery, athletics, badminton, boccia, equestrianism, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair fencing. The Hong Kong, China Delegation performed at their best in the competitions and demonstrated fully their unwavering determination and perseverance, with the remarkable result of winning two silver and three bronze medals. The people of Hong Kong are proud of these achievements.
To celebrate the outstanding achievements, the stamp sheetlet contains a set of three stamps, showcasing the events of badminton, boccia and table tennis. All the Paralympic medallists will be featured, making the commemorative stamp sheetlet an exceptionally meaningful collectible.
Customers may place their orders for the stamp sheetlet and associated philatelic products through the Hongkong Post Stamps website (stamps.hongkongpost.hk) or the Facebook page (www.facebook.com/HKPStamps) now. Customers may also download and complete the printed form and return it to any post office (except mobile post offices) or by post to the Hongkong Post Philatelic Bureau P. O. Box 11968, General Post Office Hong Kong or Hongkong Post Philatelic Bureau, Freepost No. 15 Hong Kong (for locally posted mail only). Printed forms will also be available at post offices. The deadline for order placement is November 4.
Information about the special stamps and associated philatelic products is available on the Hongkong Post Stamps website and in the "ShopThruPost" mobile app.