The long awaited Rio 2016 Olympics starts today. Since the first Olympic Games of the modern era held in 1896, until today’s XXXI Olympiad, this sports event represents the biggest international sports competition of our times. Under the slogan Citius, Altius, Fortius – faster, higher, stronger, athletes from all over the world compete to win the brightest medals in their disciplines.Rio has deserved to be a host to the sports world. Here, not only football is religion. This great nation with samba running in their veins has great stories to tell in all sports.
Here are some most beautiful stamps issued for this great sports event.