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150 veterans of sports will come to the Games in Sochi will support our athletes
Trip 150 of the best sportsmen of Russia and the Soviet Union at the Olympic games in Sochi will Finance the Fund of support of Olympians of Russia». The corresponding agreement was signed today, on 11 June, the Director of the Fund Alexander Катушевым and Executive Director of the Olympic Committee of Russia Vladimir Sengleev.
So, in the framework of the program «Assistance to development of the Olympic movement in the form of financing of the visit of the prize winners of the Olympic games of the past years at the winter Olympic games of 2014 in Sochi» 150 Champions and prizewinners of Olympiads and world's largest competitions of past years, including the famous hockey players, skaters, skiers will be able to see with their own eyes what is happening at the Games in Sochi and personally to support the Russian sportsmen.
As said Alexander Katushev, athletes will be accommodated in a hotel complex «Sputnik». Athletes will be divided into two groups of 75 people. The first attend opening and the first half of the Games. «Interval between shifts» is scheduled for 15 February, when will come the second group, which will see the conclusion of the contest and its closure.
«In recent years we fruitfully working with «Fund of support of Olympians of Russia», - told the correspondent of the Agency of sport information «All sport» Vladimir Синглеев. - «The Foundation...» almost completely pays for the visit of the veterans in Sochi. We provide the right amount of tickets. The games 2012 in London, attended by about 80 veterans. Now, thanks to the «Fund...» - almost twice more. I hope this is not the last joint project».
Dmitry Medvedev met with the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission in Sochi. The IOC delegation headed by Coordination Commission Chairman Jean-Claude Killy is on an inspection trip to the 2014 Olympic Games’ host city, during which they will visit Olympic facilities currently under construction, assess the quality of test competitions, and hear reports on the preparations for the Games.