XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014

XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014

XXII Winter Olympic Games will take place in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines and 7 sports will be held. Official slogan "Hot.Cool.Yours." reflects national character of Russia and the values of the Sochi 2014.

The Olympic Winter Games mascots are Polar Bear, European Hare and Amur Leopard.

Total of 12 new events are contested to make it the largest Winter Olympics to date: One of the most anticipated events is snowboard slopestyle (men and women), ski slopestyle (men and women), ski half-pipe (men and women), biathlon mixed relay, figure skating team event, women's ski jumping, luge team relay, snowboard parallel special slalom (men and women).

It was the longest torch relay in Olympic history, carried by 14.000 people from all around and the torch travelled more than 4 months towards 2900 cities and places.

Olympic Team of Serbia consist of 8 athletes in 5 sports: Nevena Ignjatovic and Marko Vukićević (alpine skiing), Ivana Kovačević, Rejhan Smrković and Milanko Petrovic (cross-country), Milanko Petrović (biathlon), Nina Micić (snowboard), Vuk Rađenović and Aleksandar Bundalo (bobsleigh).

Artistic realization of the stamps: Nadežda Skočajić, academic painter - graphic artist.

Expert collaboration: Olympic Committee of Serbia

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