Who was organized 2014 Winter Paralympic Games?
Following the second and final round of voting at the 119th IOC Session in Guatemala City, Guatemala on 4 July 2007, the city of Sochi, Russia was awarded the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Who won the 2014 Winter Olympics?
The 2014 Sochi Olympics is in the books. Russia finished on top of the overall medal count with 33 medals. They also won the most gold medals with 13. The U.S. finished with 28 medals (2nd overall) and nine golds (4th overall).
Who hosted 2014 Winter Olympics?
the Russian Federation
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games were the first time that the Russian Federation hosted the Winter Games; the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow. The host city, Sochi, has a population of 400,000 people and is situated in Krasnodar, which is the third largest region in Russia.
Who is the father of Paralympics?
Ludwig Guttmann: Father of the Paralympic Games.
Which city hosted the 2014 Olympics?
On 4 July 2007, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, announced Sochi as the host city for the XXII Olympic Winter Games to be held in 2014.
Who was in the Olympics in Sochi 2014?
Malta, Paraguay, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, and Zimbabwe competed for the first time at the Winter Olympic Games. Sochi had to defeat Salzburg and Pyeongchang in order to be able to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, with all three countries having hosted the Olympic Games before.
How much did the Sochi Winter Olympics cost?
Cost The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics cost $51 billion, apparently the most expensive Winter Olympic Games yet. The cost covered the many venues as well as the opening ceremony. This price was even higher than any other Olympic Games—including the 2008 Beijing Summer Games as well as the 2012 London Summer Games.
Where did the Winter Olympics take place in 2014?
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially the XXII Olympic Winter Games, or the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, took place 7 to 23 February 2014, in Sochi, Russia, with some events held in the resort town of Krasnaya Polyana. Ninety-eight events in fifteen winter sports were held.
What was the name of the Winter Paralympics in 2014?
The 2014 Winter Paralympics ( Russian: Зимние Паралимпийские игры 2014, tr. Zimniye Paralimpiyskiye igry 2014 ), the 11th Paralympic Winter Games, and also more generally known as the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, were an international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic…