XXII Winter Olympic games in Sochi in 2014,
For the duration of the XXII Winter Olympic games in Sochi, the National Technical Museum will have displayed in its vestibule the Olympic torch, ignited at the North Pole, an Olympic commemorative stamp issued in the Czech Republic and supplementary equipment of the Czech Olympic team.
The torch is the original Olympic torch of the Sochi 2014 event, which was carried to the North Pole by the nuclear icebreaker 50 Years of Victory on October 20th, 2013. The initial lighting ceremony was performed at the pole. It is the first time in the history of the Games that an Olympic torch, symbol of the Games, has visited the North Pole.
The stamp, commemorating the XXII Winter Olympic games in Russian Sochi was issued by the Czech Republic on February 5th, 2014, in keeping with a Czech tradition of issuing stamps with an Olympic theme. The designs for the stamp, first-day envelope (FDC) and seal are by Pavel Hrach. The subject is a snowboarder, representative of one of the newest Olympic sports.