Olympic Stadium "Fischt" was built in Sochi for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2014.
The grand sports facility became the center of Olympic Park.
The crowd was unique for Russia sports arena designed for 40 thousand spectators, in the future the number of seats will be increased by 5 thousand.
Stadium, it was decided to call "Fischt" in honor ofthe top of the same name, located in the western part of the main Caucasian ridge. Mountain Fischt reaches almost 2900 meters high and is a very popular tourist destination in the European part of Russia. The word "Fischt" is translated from the Circassian language as "sedoglavy", "white head", "white frost". The name reflects the appearance of the mountain - its top is covered with glaciers. It was this landscape and became the prototype of the main Olympic stadium: openwork roof structure, covered with a special polymer, creates the effect of snow lying on her bed. The roof makes the building the highest object of the Olympic Park, and when you look towards the mountains 70-meter stadium becomes a harmonious part of the natural panorama.
"Fischt" was built with the most modernbuilding technologies. Frame, reminiscent of lace, is made up of a plurality of metal arches, beams and other elements. The priority in the construction was the safety of athletes and spectators. Of great importance in the construction of the object took environmental safety and minimizing potential damage to the environment. Close attention was paid also to the creation of an accessible environment for people with disabilities. When designing have been fully taken into account the requirements of the International Paralympic Committee.
The height of the stadium bowl - 36 meters. For convenience and safety of viewers, it is divided into sectors, each of which - with separate entrance. All levels of the arena relate the elevators and stairs. Stadium chairs are set in such a way to visually enlarge the space and highlight the scene. To make this effect, the upper ranks are dark in color, from top to bottom seat of moisture-resistant material becoming light. On the roof-mounted railways with special equipment designed for the transport of heavy loads at height. It was also established more than 20 ski lifts.
Unique technical capabilities of the Olympicobject allow to put in even operas. Stadium "Fischt" plan to use for concert and entertainment events, and various shows. And, of course, the object does not cease to bear its main sports function: it will be held the training of athletes, the matches of the national football team, as well as the FIFA World Cup 2018.