Sochi Winter Olympics Preview

February 7th marks one year until the opening ceremony1 of the 22nd Winter Olympics, taking place in Sochi in Russia’s far southwest. with the 11th Winter Paralympics starting a month later. We’ll preview the eleven competition venues, beginning with the ‘coastal cluster’ of facilities around the brand new Sochi Olympic Park. Located about 20km south-east of the city itself, and only a kilometre or so from the border with Georgia, Sochi Olympic Park will include six purpose-built venues and a plaza for medal presentations. Shown under construction on Google’s current satellite imagery, the venues should all now be…

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