XXXIst Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5-21 August 2016


Following is a list of host country stamps issued by Correios, the Brazilian postal administration, to celebrate the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Click on a link to view the individual stamps.
DOI = Date of Issue; FV = Face value at time of issue.

Updated 16 August 2016

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DESCRIPTION DOI Format FV
Arrival of Olympic Flag: Olympic logo, London skyline, Tower Bridge, Union Jack 28-Dec-12 setenant strip of 3; sheet of 18 (6 strips of 3) R$1.30
Arrival of Olympic Flag: Olympic logo, London Tower Bridge, Rio Sugarloaf Mountain 28-Dec-12 R$1.30
Arrival of Olympic Flag: Olympic logo, Rio Christ the Redeemer statue, Brazilian flag 28-Dec-12 R$1.30
Arrival of Paralympic Flag: Paralympic logo, London skyline, Tower Bridge, Union Jack 28-Dec-12 setenant strip of 3; sheet of 18 (6 strips of 3) R$1.30
Arrival of Paralympic Flag: Paralympic logo, London Tower Bridge, Rio Sugarloaf Mountain 28-Dec-12 R$1.30
Arrival of Paralympic Flag: Paralympic logo, Rio Christ the Redeemer statue, Brazilian flag 28-Dec-12 R$1.30
Arrival of Olympic Flag: London Big Ben & Tower Bridge 28-Dec-12 souvenir sheet of 2 (1 of each) R$2.60
Arrival of Olympic Flag: Rio Sugarloaf Cable Car 28-Dec-12 R$2.60
Arrival of Paralympic Flag: London Eye Ferris Wheel 28-Dec-12 souvenir sheet of 2 (1 of each) R$2.60
Arrival of Paralympic Flag: Rio Christ the Redeemer Statue 28-Dec-12 R$2.60
basketball (orange at LL) 24-Mar-15 sheet of 20 (2 of each sport, different background for each) 1PCC = R$1.30
athletics (Paralympic) (orange at UR) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
basketball (green at LL) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
athletics (Paralympic) green at UR) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
rugby (green at LL) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
archery (orange across bottom) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
rugby (orange at LL) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
archery (green & yellow across bottom) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
weightlifting (blue at LL) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
cycling (orange across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
weightlifting (green at LL) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
cycling (green & yellow across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
rowing blue across bottom) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
badminton (green across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
rowing (blue & green across bottom) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
badminton (green & orange across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
aquatic sports (blue across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
wrestling (blue across bottom) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
aquatic sports (green across top) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
wrestling (green at LR) 24-Mar-15 1PCC = R$1.30
boxing (green at LR) 6-Aug-15 sheet of 20 (2 of each sport, different background for each) 1PCC = R$1.40
judo (Paralympic) (green at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
boxing (blue at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
judo (Paralympic) (blue at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
fencing (green at UR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
football (green at UL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
fencing (blue at UR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
football (blue at UL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
canoeing (violet stripe at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
golf (blue at UR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
canoeing (two violet stripes across stamp) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
golf (green at UR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
triathlon (green at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
table tennis (green at LL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
triathlon (blue at LR) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
table tennis (blue at LL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
taekwondo (green at LL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
handball (blue across bottom) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
taekwondo (blue at LL) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
handball orange & red across bottom) 6-Aug-15 1PCC = R$1.40
tennis (blue background) 12-Dec-15 sheet of 25 (2 of each sport, different background for each; 3 unique logo stamps) 1PCC = R$1.40
swimming (Paralympics) (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
field hockey (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
equestrian sports (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
beach volleyball (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
sailing (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
gymnastics (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
Rio Olympic logo (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
shooting (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
modern pentathlon (blue background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
judo (gold stripe arching from LL to LR corners) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
athletics (pole vault) (gold stripe across center) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
Rio name logo 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
athletics (pole vault) (gold stripe across top) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
judo (gold stripes crossing at center) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
modern pentathlon (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
shooting (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
Rio Paralympic logo 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
gymnastics (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
sailing (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
beach volleyball (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
equestrian sports (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
field hockey (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
swimming (Paralympics) (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
tennis (blue-green background) 12-Dec-15 1PCC = R$1.40
Olympic mascot Vinicius with left hand on hip 12-Dec-15 souvenir sheet of 2 (1 of each) R$3.25
Olympic mascot Vinicius blowing whistle 12-Dec-15 R$3.25
Paralympic mascot Tom playing tambourine 12-Dec-15 souvenir sheet of 2 (1 of each) R$3.25
Paralympic mascot Tom dancing 12-Dec-15 R$3.25
Olympic mascot Vinicius 15-Dec-15 composite sheet of 30. All stamps stamps have Brazilian flag at upper left. R$1.40
boxing 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
canoeing 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
wrestling 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
rugby 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
judo 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
fencing 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
field hockey 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
tennis 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
weightlifting 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
basketball 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
modern pentathlon 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
cycling 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
handball 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
gymnastics 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
table tennis 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
taekwondo 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
sailing 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
shooting 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
badminton 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
rowing 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
equestrian sports 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
football 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
archery 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
beach volleyball 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
athletics (pole vault) 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
triathlon 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
golf 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
aquatic sports 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
Rio Olympic logo 15-Dec-15 R$1.40
Children's Art: 2 mascots with Christ statue (Alicia Teberga) 27-Jun-16 sheet of 16 (1 of each) 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 3 children with medals (Andre Paiva) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: child holding up gold medal (Anne Beth) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: basketball players (Athos Spilborghs) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: wheelchair athlete (Danielle Martins) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 2 Olympic torches (Fernando Degrossi) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 1 Olympic torch (Gabriel Trindade) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: cycling (Girlan Quidute) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: hands holding wheelchair athlete (Hegildo Alencar) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 2 torches over water ( Hemilly Pereira) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: boy running torch relay (Ivan Mola) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: girl wheelchair athlete (Ivan Mola) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: girl holding Olympic rings (Larissa Mazza) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 3 children, one in wheelchair on podium (Mateus Kuwer) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: 2 girls shaking hands (Samara Brum) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Children's Art: ring of children (Valeria Boelter) 27-Jun-16 1PCC = R$1.70
Olympic Venues: Estadio Olimpico 1-Aug-16 Olympic sheet of 6 (1 of each);
Paralympic sheet of 6 (1 of each)
R$3.75
Olympic Venues: Velodromo Olimpico do Rio 1-Aug-16 R$3.75
Olympic Venues: Arena da Juventude 1-Aug-16 R$3.75
Olympic Venues: Maracana 1-Aug-16 R$3.75
Olympic Venues: Sambodromo 1-Aug-16 R$3.75
Olympic Venues: Estadio da Lagoa 1-Aug-16 R$3.75
Olympic torch (purple background) 5-Aug-16 Souvenir sheet of 3 (1 of each) R$2.65
Olympic opening ceremonies logo 5-Aug-16 R$2.65
Olympic closing ceremonies logo 5-Aug-16 R$2.65
Paralympic torch (blue background) 5-Aug-16 Souvenir sheet of 3 (1 of each) R$2.65
Paralympic opening ceremonies logo 5-Aug-16 R$2.65
Paralympic closing ceremonies logo 5-Aug-16 R$2.65