Saturday, November 1, 2008


India FDC
Name: III Commonwealth Youth Games 2008
Date of Issue: 12 October 2008

500: Wrestling
500: Badminton
500: Hurdle

The 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games were held in Pune, India, a city in the state of Maharashtra. They were the third Commonwealth Youth Games, which are held every four years; they were the first Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in Asia

The III Commonwealth Youth Games were conducted from the 12th to 18th October 2008. Over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials from 71 countries had participated in these games.

The III Commonwealth Youth Games is unique for its green theme, which permeates all aspects of the Games. A special drive is being conducted by the game organisers to create a "save the tigers" campaign to promote awareness of the critical state of the Indian tiger. More...

Official Website of the III Commonwealth Youth Games 2008

Comment: India Post should be blamed, :(. their issue plan is disorganized, and new stamps are often unavailable on issue day. Collectors are very difficult to many real posted FDC on every issue day.

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