27 Feburary 1960, Togo
Olympic Games, California & Rome
designer: M. Shamir / engraver: Claude Durrens
The Tour de France 2013 winner Chris Froome is Kenyan-born British and he says that he wishes to inspire young cyclists from Africa. To celebrate the future diversity in this sport, I feature this mellow coloured yet crisp stamp from Togo.
By the way – it is a terrible choice of picture in the BBC article – is it only me that thinks so?