From 7 to 16 March 2014 after the winter2014 Olympic Games in Sochi will be held XI Paralympic Games. This match people with disabilities are a symbol of courage, perseverance, perseverance.
Athletes-paralimpioniki own example shows that one can always argue with the cruel fate and overcome any obstacles.
Traditionally, the race held on the same sports venues where the athletes competed Olympians.
How will pass the Paralympic Games?
What will be included in the program of the Paralympic Games in Sochi
Participation in the Paralympic Winter Games will takeAthletes from 45 countries, who will compete for 72 sets of medals. Competitions will be held in biathlon, Alpine skiing, hockey, skiing, snowboarding and curling.
They will be held the opening ceremonyand the closure of the Paralympic Games. Mascots of the competitions selected Ray of Light and Snowflake - fantastic creatures who came from other worlds to help people use the hidden reserves of the human body.
Where will live-paralimpioniki athletes in Sochi
On the territory of the Olympic Village in Sochi forpeople with disabilities all conditions. Sloping ramps leading to the entrance of the hotel buildings increased capacity elevators, apartments, where there is a spacious bath with handrails low - all this and much more will allow the participants of the Paralympic Games to feel comfortable and convenient. The total number of apartments - about 570.
It should be noted that not only the Olympicvillage, but all over the city a lot of work has been done to make it more convenient for people with disabilities. In subways, as well as at the entrances to many buildings now have ramps.
To help the participants of the Paralympic Games will benumerous volunteers who have been trained in special courses. These people will accompany the athletes during the games, helping in everyday terms.
It should be noted that the Russian Paralympicteam performed brilliantly in the Olympics in 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. She confidently took the first place team, winning a total of 38 medals: 12 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze. There is no doubt that the upcoming Paralympics at mass and friendly support of our athletes and fans will show their best side.