Sochi 2014

Fisht Olimpic Stadium - Sochi

Fisht Olimpic Stadium – Sochi

The Winter Olympic Games is a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years. Find out the most important information about Sochi 2014 and enjoy your favorite winter sports and athletes. The opening ceremony is only 2 days from now, don’t miss it!

When?

7-23 February 2014

Where?

Host city: Sochi – Russia
Stadium: Fisht Olympic Stadium – 40 000 spectators

The Sochi Olympic Park was built by the Black Sea coast in the Imeretin Valley, about 4 km (2.5 miles) from Russia’s border with Georgia

What?

XXII Olimpic Winter Games
Events: 98 in 7 sports (15 disciplines)

Who?

Nations participating: 88
Athletes participating: 2500+
Volunteers: approximately 25,000 in more than 20 areas of activity

Stay tuned with the Bulgaria’s team at the 2014 Winter Olimpic

Bulgarian athletes and their disciplines:

Alpine skiing: Nicola Chongarov, Georgi Georgiev, Stefan Prisadov, Maria Kirkova
Biathlon: Momchil Kletcherov, Vladimir Iliev, Ivan Zlatev, Krasimir Anev, Miroslav Kenanov, Desislava Stoyanova
Cross Country Skiing: Andrei Gridin, veselin Tsinzov, Antoniya Grigorova-Burgova, Teodora Malcheva
Luge: Stanislav Beyov
Ski jumping: Vladimir Zografski
Snowboarding: Radoslav Yankov, Alexandra Zhekova

Interesting facts

The most participating athletes from one country: USA – 230, Russia – 225, Canada – 220

The less participating athletes from one country: (Bermuda, Bahamas, Kyrgyzstan, Luxemburg, Malta, Mexico, Nepal,Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Venezuella, Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe) – 1.

How much?

Budget: 51 billion $

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Sochi on the map

Sochi on the map

Banknotes and stamps and mascots of Sochi 2014

Banknotes, stamps and mascots of Sochi 2014

Sochi 2014

Sochi 2014