Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games, officially called the 22 Winter Olympic Games. Known as Sochi 2014, was an international winter sporting event that took place from February 7 to 23, 2014. In Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, with rounds Opening in certain events. Held on the eve of the opening ceremony, February 6, 2014.
Both the Olympic Games and the 2014 Winter Olympics were organized by the Sochi Organizing Committee (SOOC). In July 2007, the Sochi Olympics was selected as the host city. During the 119th session of the IOC held in Guatemala City.
They were the first Olympic Games that were held in the CIS state since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. The former Soviet Union was the site of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Olympic Games under the chairmanship
These were the first Olympic Games under the chairmanship of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of Thomas Bach.
98 standard events were held in fifteen winter sports disciplines during the Games.
A series of new competitions, a total of twelve gender accounts, were organized during the games. That included
Biathlon mixed relay, female skating, mixed team skating, mixed team game, half-tube skiing, snowboarding, and skiting.
Competition Budgets Games
In winding parallel ice. The events were held around two sets of new sites. An Olympic park built in the Imeretinsky valley of Sochi. On the Black Sea coast, with the Olympic Vicht stadium. The covered children’s playground within walking distance and snow events in the settlement of Krasnaya Polyana.
2014 Winter Olympics
The 2014 Winter Olympics were the most expensive in the history of the Olympic Games. While the original budget was the US $ 12 billion. Excessive costs increased this figure to the US $ 51 billion.
More than triple the cost of the London 2012 Olympic Games and even exceeded. The estimated cost of US $ 44 billion. For the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The 2014 Games reached a record 2.1 billion viewers worldwide.
In 2016, an independent report commissioned by the AMA confirmed. The accusations that the Russian Olympic team participated in a state-sponsored doping program, active from at least the end of 2011 until August 2015. The program was active during the winter. Sochi Olympics, athletes have benefited from coverage.
IOC stripped 13 medals
The IOC stripped 13 medals of Russian athletes in 2017. But nine of them were returned to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. In December 2017, the IOC voted to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee. With an option for white list athletes to compete independently during the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Sochi was elected on July 4, 2007, during the 119th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held in Guatemala City, Guatemala. After the defeat of the offers from Salzburg, Austria, and Pyeongchang, South Korea. This is the first time that the Russian Federation has hosted the Winter Olympics. The Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics held in and around Moscow.
Total Cost of the 2014 Winter Olympics
As of October 2013, the estimated total cost of the 2014 Winter Olympics was the US $ 51 billion. This includes the cost of the Olympic Games. The cost of infrastructure projects in Sochi (roads, railways, and power plants).