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Sochi hosts gala celebrations of first anniversary since opening of Sochi Olympics

February 03, 2015, 13:45 UTC+3 SOCHI
A tradition to display plates with the names of the Olympic champions was specified in the Olympic Charter
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Rosa Khutor alpine ski cluster complex in Sochi

Rosa Khutor alpine ski cluster complex in Sochi

© ITAR-TASS/Artur Lebedev

SOCHI, February 3. /TASS/. The names of all the medalists of the Sochi 2014 Olympics will be displayed in an architectural composition titled "The Alley of Olympic Champions" which will be opened at the Rosa Khutor ski cluster complex in Sochi, a source from the Sochi administration told TASS on Tuesday.

The composition made in the form of two triangles shaped in the Olympic style has 887 commemorative star-shaped plates with the names of the countries — participants in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, and the names of all the champions and medalists of the Sochi Olympics and Paralympics.

A tradition to display plates with the names of the Olympic champions was specified in the Olympic Charter.

The celebrations of the first anniversary since the opening of the Sochi Olympics will be held in the Sochi Olympics park and at all the downhill ski resorts on February 7.

The Olympic Games held in Sochi on February 7-23, 2014 drew 2,800 athletes from 88 world countries who contested Olympic medals in 15 events in seven winter Olympic kinds of sport.

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