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Games-2014 in Sochi will be able to visit 150 Russian veterans-Olympians.
This became possible thanks to the financial support of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Fund of support of Olympians of Russia. This agreement was signed today, on 11 June.
According to Executive Director of OCD Vladimir Сенглеева, they will be divided into two groups according to 75 people. One group will attend the opening ceremony of the Games and competitions of the Olympiad until February 15, the other will see the second part of the game and the closing ceremony of the Olympic forum.
Participation of veterans provided in all events held during the Games, the Olympic Committee of Russia. They will be accommodated in the hotel "Sputnik" in Adler. For them already bought tickets for sports events, issues of transport service.
"The first experience was very good - 80 Champions and prize-winners of past years were able to visit this summer Olympics-2012 in London. They not only saw the Olympic games, but also talked with active sportsmen, supported by the Council and the good word", - quotes Sengleeva "ITAR-TASS".
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.
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.