The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon has been commemorated in a special postage stamp. Emirates Post’s – the postal authority in the United Arab Emirates – has created a commemorate edition paying tribute to this year’s event.For a sporting event to be celebrated on a postage stamp is largely unheard of outside major international occasions such as the Olympic or Commonwealth Games. Attaining recognition for The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon from the UAE community reflects the event standing in the region.Mr. Fahad Al Hosani, Acting President of Emirates Post Group said: “Emirates Post is always pleased to support sporting events, because we believe in the principle of having a healthy mind in a healthy body. We commend Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority for hosting this prestigious event, which has contributed to strengthening the UAE's position on the global sporting map and we are happy to promote this event globally through this special stamp."The AED 3 (US 75 cents) stamp reflects the three triathlon disciplines, depicting competitors running, cycling and swimming and is printed in colours reflecting the hues of the sky and sea within the UAE. The Abu Dhabi International Triathlon 2014 will take place on the 15 March. Now entering its fifth year it is one of the UAE’s most illustrious and successful sporting events, attracting the world’s top triathletes from over 50 countries.
Mittwoch, 11. Dezember 2013
Abu Dhabi International Triathlon with own UAE stamp
IMG's Abu Dhabi International Triathlon will be honored with an official U.A.E. stamp with art work, that embrace the sport of triathlon - sort of old school vintage style.