To commemorate the sports achievements of Papua New Guinea, Post PNG fittingly chose to feature some of the sporting legends on this stamp issue.
Tha stamps feature:
Iamo Launa (K1.20) – Papua New Guinea’s greatest female athlete and current PNG Sports Foundation Executive Director.
Martin Beni (K1.20) – Papua New Guinea’s first professional boxer.
Stanley Nandex (K6.00) – PNG’s kickboxing legend, “The Headhunter”. In a professional career spanning 48 fights, there were 41 victories – 30 of them by knockout. Out of the 48, seven of them were world titles fights which made him a world champion. Stanley also won four times ‘Knockout of the year’ Awards.
Willie Genia (K8.00) – Papua New Guinean-born, Australian rugby union player.
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