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Sochi 2014 Successfully Completes First Global Check Occasions

by admin on December 11, 2012


(PRWEB) December eleven, 2012

On 9 December in Sochi, two international Check Activities had been finished at the Olympic venues in the Coastal and Mountain Clusters – “Iceberg” Skating Palace and “RusSki Gorki” Jumping Center. The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final and the FIS Globe Cup stages in ski jumping gathered about 200 athletes from 20 nations and have been held by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee in conjunction with international and national sports activities federations. All functions and providers at the venues have been tested in the “Olympic mode” with the participation of in excess of 500 representatives from the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee.

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The competition at the “Iceberg” was the very first worldwide tournament at this Olympic venue and the World Cup ski jumping phases amid males and girls had been the initial in the history of the Russian global competitors at this level. The ladies’ ski jumping competition will debut at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, so testing the K-95 hill was of particular relevance to the ski jumpers.

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Participants and guests of the competition were capable to assess the efforts of much more than 500 representatives of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, which tested all the functions and providers at the Olympic venues. In anticipation of the start off of ticket product sales for the Olympic and Paralympic Video games in Sochi, planned for February 2013, the Organizing Committee has completed the 1st phase of testing solutions for the implementation of the Ticketing Plan.

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Most of the world leaders in figure skating gathered in Sochi at the ISU Grand Prix Last. The Junior Finals ended in the overwhelming victory of the Russian youth: residence athletes excelled in all 4 categories. The efficiency of the senior members of the Russian college of figure skating can also be deemed rather profitable: Tatiana Volosozhar/Maxim Trankov and Vera Bazarova/Yuri Larionov won first and 2nd spot, respectively, in the pairs. Daisuke Takahashi and Mao Asada of Japan won the competitors in the men’s and women’s singles skating, and Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States were ahead of their principal competitors in ice dancing, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of Canada.

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The FIS Ski Jumping Globe Cup phases have been the debut international tournament in which Sochi K-95 hill was examined for the first time by female ski jumpers, along with males. Regardless of tough climate problems, the team of the Games’ organizers demonstrated total readiness to hold the competition. In accordance with the “Sochi 2014: Guaranteed Snow” Program, the Organizing Committee utilised 4600 cubic meters of snow on the ski leap, which was collected by particular technologies final season in the snow reservoir, found in the quick vicinity of the venue.

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During the ISU Grand Prix Final, the function of a variety of services involved in the complicated process of organizing, manufacturing and revenue of tickets was examined effectively. From six to 9 December, a lot more than 25,000 spectators visited the newly built “Iceberg” Skating Palace. In the winter of 2012-2013, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee will test the perform of ticketing solutions for another two global pre-Olympic test activities: the Biathlon Globe Cup stage (7, 9, 10 March 2013) and the IIHF Planet U18 Championships (April 2013).

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The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee will hold the following pre-Olympic check occasions in late January early February 2013: the FIS Globe Cup in cross-country skiing and Nordic Mixed, and the ISU Brief Track Planet Cup.

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The President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, noted:

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“The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee collectively with Russian and international federations have effectively hosted the first significant international competitions. We managed to hold check occasions in “Olympic mode”, in tough climate problems, and check dozens of distinct solutions concerned in the planning and hosting of this kind of big-scale activities. Snow in February in Sochi is assured, but in scenario of warm weather, we have prepared a backup program: we are storing snow from the previous season to use at the venues. During the Globe Cup in ski jumping, we effectively tested the technique. Also, the initial check of the ticketing plan successfully took area: a total of 25,000 people visited the ISU Grand Prix Last.”

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Ottavio Cinquanta, President of the International Skating Union:

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“The Grand Prix Last is very essential for the ISU as it presented us with the excellent opportunity not only to see the activities of the finest figure skaters in the planet, but also to check the arena in light of the upcoming Olympic Games. I would like to say that anything at the “Iceberg” Skating Palace produces a truly very good impact. The arena has been ready thoroughly and we can only congratulate our Russian colleagues on a work well completed. It deserves respect”.

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Javier Fernandez (Spain), a lot of-time winner and medalist of worldwide figure skating occasions: “I myself was surprised to discover that I was the 1st figure skater to jump 3 quadruple jumps in the Free Skating Program. It’s fantastic that I was able to include such a record in my collection! This is perhaps a excellent signal: I will now attempt to complete such a combination in the long term. And by the Olympics in Sochi, I have presently set myself the goal of applying myself a hundred % and demonstrating every thing I am capable of”.

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Meryl Davis (US), winner of the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Ultimate: “Its a gorgeous arena. Weve been many instances in Moscow but in Sochi its the very first time we are right here. Its a excellent honor to be right here.”

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Charlie White (USA), winner of the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Ultimate: “It really is a really fantastic environment. Very first of all the Russian supporters, no matter exactly where they are in the nation, genuinely value figure skating and ice dance which is huge for us. Searching out of my room I have the mountains on the left and the ocean on my appropriate. It just provides you the sense of grandeur and I truly feel like you variety of take that to the ice.”

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Tessa Virtue (Canada), 2010 Olympic Champion in figure skating: “It is excellent to be right here these days at this venue. Hopefully, we will be here for the Olympic Games in a year and a half. So far we are really happy with every thing. The arena is fantastic, the ice is wonderful.”

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Yuri Larionov (Russia), silver medalist of the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Ultimate: “Its the very first time we compete at this arena, the situations here are really good, and the ice is at the finest level. Weve genuinely liked the competitions organization. Its very good that many other competitions will consider location there, like Olympic Games.”

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Elena Radionova (Russia), winner of the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Junior Last: “Its a massive honor to be top but at the identical time you have a lot more accountability. The rink is just fantastic, and its really worth remembering that not everyone has the opportunity to compete on an Olympic ice rink. When you compete in Russia you get large support from the crowd, but you also need to have self-confidence in on your own as well.”

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Sarah Hendrickson (USA), 2011-2012 Ski Jumping Planet Cup winner: “I enjoyed jumping this hill, it is wonderful to win on the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games venue.”

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Gregor Schlierenzauer (Austria), 2010 Olympic Ski Jumping Champion in the team event: “The level is quite substantial on this World Cup. Right here in Russia, the hill is really fascinating, it is always very good to encounter the Olympic hill.”

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