Centennial Olympic Games Athens 1896-Atlanta 1996
The attractive stamps depict, in realistic fashion, three types of sports popular in Israel which were represented at the Centennial Olympics in Atlanta: Wrestling, Pole Vaulting, Women's Fencing. In 1996 the city of Atlanta in Georgia (USA) hosted the 100th modern olympics 10,000 sportsmen and women from 197 countries participated in the Centennial of the modern Olympic Games from July 19th to August 4th, 1996. Since 1952 Israel has taken part in all the games with exception of the Moscow Games in 1980.
The stamps with an information sheet are enclosed in a plastic protection sheet