From 7 to 16 March 2014, after the completion of the winterThe 2014 Olympics in Sochi will host the XI Paralympic Games. These competitions of people with disabilities are a symbol of courage, perseverance, perseverance.
Paralympionics athletes by their own example show that a person can always argue with a cruel fate and overcome any obstacles.
Traditionally, competitions take place at the same sports facilities, where athletes-Olympians competed.
How will these Paralympic Games take place?
What will be included in the program of the Paralympic Games in Sochi
Participation in the Winter Paralympic Games will takeAthletes from 45 states who will fight for 72 sets of medals. Competitions will be held in biathlon, alpine skiing, hockey, cross country skiing, snowboarding and curling.
Ceremonial opening ceremonies will be heldAnd the closing of the Paralympic Games. Talismans of these competitions have chosen Luchik and Snezhinka - fantastic creatures who came from other worlds to help people use the hidden reserves of the human body.
Where will paralympion athletes live in Sochi
On the territory of the Olympic Village in Sochi forPeople with disabilities all conditions are created. Sloping ramps leading to the entrance to the hotel buildings elevators of increased capacity, apartments where there are spacious low baths with handrails - all this, and more will allow the participants of the Paralympic Games to feel comfortable and comfortable. The total number of such apartments is about 570.
It should be noted that not only in the OlympicVillage, but in the whole city a lot of work was done to make it more convenient for disabled people. Underpasses, as well as the entrances to many buildings, now have ramps.
Help the participants of the Paralympic GamesNumerous volunteers who were trained in special courses. These people will accompany the athletes throughout the games, help in the domestic plan.
It should be noted that the Russian ParalympicTeam brilliantly performed at the Olympics in 2010 in the Canadian city of Vancouver. She confidently took the first team place, having won only 38 medals: 12 gold, 16 silver and 10 bronze. There is no doubt that at the forthcoming Paralympic Games, with the support of the fans and the mass support of our fans, our athletes will also show themselves on the best side.