22nd Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Russia

Winter Olympic Games 2014

2014 Olympic Medals

2014 Olympic Medals (Wikipedia)

Following the success of Miss Universe 2013  hosted in capital city of Moscow, Russia will host the 22nd Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi city.

Sochi is a city in Krasnodar Krai, situated on the Black Sea coast near the border between Georgia and Russia. Greater Sochi sprawls for 145 kilometers along the shores of the Black Sea near the Caucasus Mountains.

 Venues

Fisht Olympic Stadium

Fisht Olympic Stadium (Wikipedia)

Construction works preparing for the Games include building new venues and upgrading the existing telecommunications networks, electric supply and transportation systems of Sochi city.


These preparation works cover the construction of a new Olympic Park along the coast of the Black Sea within the Imeretin Valley, together with a series of buildings in the Olympic area. The competing venues in Krasnaya Polyana will be newly established.

Participating Athletes

More than 2,500 athletes will compete at the games.

Events

98 event in 15 Olympic sports

Schedule

Participating Teams

There are 51 nations that have been qualified at least one athlete for Olympic Winter Games 2014 as listed below:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • British
  • Virgin Islands Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Chile
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United States
  • Uzbekistan
  • Virgin Islands

Hotels and Accommodations in Sochi city (Russia)

Sochi has a full range of hotels with great services and facilites that can suit any needs of visitors. Some of great accommodations in the city are Marins Park Hotel, U Nikiticha Guest House, Radisson Lazurnaya Hotel Radisson Lazurnaya Hotel, Aks Hotel, Zhemchuzhina Hotel Complex, etc. If you are planning to stay in Russia during Olympic Winter Games 2014, early hotel and air ticket bookings are highly recommended.