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Friday, July 30, 2010

Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing

Belarus issued a souvenir sheet featuring various “Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing”.
The Games of the XXIX Olympiad were held in Beijing, the capital of China, on August 8-24, 2008.181 athletes represented Belarus. They took part in 26 events.

On June 2010 the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne resolved to repudiate the charges of doping against Vadim Devyatovskiy and Ivan Tsikhan and to return them the silver and bronze medals won at the Olympiad in Beijing. After the Court resolution the Belarus team took the 15th place among 204 countries that participated in the Games.
30 Belarus athletes won 19 medals: 4 gold, 5 silver and 10 bronze.

Title: Prize winners of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing
Date of Issue: 24 July 2010
Country: Belarus
Denominations: 1000 BYR x 4