The international rowing event taking place in Linz-Ottensheim from 25 August – 1 September 2019 is reason enough to go dowin in the history of philately. This summer, the Austrian post releases a special stamp dedicated to the 2019 World Rowing Championships.
Post office on the venue
Stamps of mass sport events are rich in tradition and the 2019 World Rowing Championships are becoming part of it. The special stamp inlcuding first day postmark will be released on 26 August on the regatta venue Linz-Ottensheim. Therefore, a post office will be installed in the Entrance Tent. After, the stamp will be available in all post offices.
A must for every collector
Elisabeth Achathaler, manager of the post office in Ottensheim, is especially proud to sell this stamp: “This stamp puts international attention on Ottensheim. It is a must for every collector.”
Stamp proves interest
Horst Anselm, organiser of the event, is delightet about this success: “Through the collectors, the 2019 World Rowing Championships will be carried on over many generations. This stamp proves that even apart from sport the event raises a high interest.”