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Official information.

      Sochi 2014 will be the most compact Winter Games in the history of the Olympic Movement. It will be possible to get from one venue to another in just a matter of minutes and all Olympic and Paralympic competition will take place in the same venues. It is for this reason that all athletic facilities for the Sochi 2014 Games are being built with the needs of disabled people in mind.

      Eleven athletic venues will be built for the Sochi 2014 Games, which will be divided into two clusters—mountain and coastal. The clusters will be located within 48km of each other, which is less than a 30 minute ride along a new railway.

      Each cluster will contain an Olympic Village. The travel time from the Olympic Village to a competition venue in the coastal cluster will be no more than five minutes. Additionally, travel time from the Olympic Village to a competition venue in the mountain cluster is less than 15 minutes.

Coastal Cluster

      The central focus of the coastal cluster will be the Olympic Park. It will connect up all competition venues, the parking zone and the infrastructure elements. For the first time in the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, all ice arenas will be within walking distance of one other. The Olympic Park will be able to accommodate about 70,000 visitors when full.

Mountain Cluster

      The Mountain Cluster will include Biathlon and Ski Complexes, a Bobsleigh Track, a Ski Center("Rosa Khutor"), a Ski Jump Complex, as well as a Snowboard Park and Freestyle Center.

      The very nature and bestowed Sochi unique combination of sub-tropical climate, warm sea, an abundance of sun, exotic vegetation, surrounding mountains and the wealth of mineral springs, made sure that this city has become the perfect multi-round resort.
      The Olympic objects are in the Adler district of Sochi. The Adler area the most southern in Sochi.