Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, Russia

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  • 1. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014, Russia © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 2. This is the first time Russia is hosting the Winter Olympics. This is the 22nd Winter Olympics. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 3. The games are being held from February 7th- 23rd, 2014. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 4. The Paralympic Games will be held from March 7th -16th, 2014. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 5. Sochi, considered the longest city in Europe (approximately 148 kilometers or 92 miles), is a resort city in the Krasnodar Krai territory. Sochi's population is approximately 400,000. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 6. Ice events will be held in a "cluster” near the Black Sea in the Imeretinskaya Valley. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 7. The second "cluster" will be for skiing and sliding Events and will be held in the Krasnaya Polyana Mountains. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 8. The Most Expensive Olympics in History The 2014 Sochi Olympics are estimated to be the costliest ever, at $51 billion beating the Beijing Summer Games ($46.5 billion). © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 9. Sochi Olympic torch was carried by 14,000 bearers on foot, bus, plane and many other forms of transportation over 65,000 Kilometers for 123 days across 2,900 cities and villages. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 10. 87 nation’s athletes are competing in Sochi Winter Olympics, 2014. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 11. The number of athletes competing in the 2014, Winter Olympic and Paralympic games are 3,500. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 12. 1,300 medals are to be awarded in Sochi. This, according to the official Sochi 2014 website, is a record high. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 13. The gold medal contains 525 grams of silver and 6 grams of gold. This year's gold medal values at approximately $566. Source – Forbes.com © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 14. A silver medal contains 525 grams of silver and its value is approximately $323. Source – Forbes.com © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 15. The bronze medal are made of copper mixed with zinc and tin (the elements of bronze) and values at $3.25. Source – Forbes.com © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 16. The main design feature is a “Patchwork Quilt”— depicting a mosaic of national designs from the various cultures and ethnic groups that make up the Russian Federation, according to the Sochi Olympics organizing committee. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 17. The design also depicts the varied landscape of Sochi, with the sun’s rays reflecting through a prism of snowy mountain tops onto the beaches of the Black Sea coast. © Copyright 2014 Jagriti Prasad
  • 18. Thanks! Jagriti Prasad jagriti_knp@yahoo.com twitter.com/JagritiPrasad1 www.linkedin.com/in/jagritiprasad www.slideshare.net/JagritiPrasad https://plus.google.com/jagritiprasad http://jagritiprasad.wordpress.com