12-10-2008: Third Commonwealth Youth Games, Belawati, Pune. Miniature Sheet


The 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games Officially known as the Commonwealth Youth Games, commonly referred to as Pune 2008, were held from October 12 to October 18, 2008, in Pune, India, a city in the state of Maharashtra. These were the third Commonwealth Youth Games, which are held also now every four years. They were the first Commonwealth Youth Games. This was the third of these games, in which 1300 athletes and 350 officials from 71 countries participated. There were nine sports on the programme for 2008. Abhinav Bindra, India’s gold medalist at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, was the last youth baton runner. President of India Pratibha Patil inaugurated the Games. Would you looking to know more about Indian stamps and miniature sheets then you can visit our website Philacy.com

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