What kinds of sports included in the Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014
The Olympic Games are the most prominent sports event in the world, where hundreds of athletes from different countries will take part. Those lucky enough to set foot on the Olympic podium, will always remain an example for millions, and their achievements will be saved in the history of world sports. Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 promises to be the loudest sporting event in recent years. Especially for them, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) included in the program not only classical discipline, but also some new sports.
The program of winter Olympic Games 2014 is made up of fifteen winter sports disciplines, which were combined in seven Olympic sports. This includes 3 kinds of ridge 6 Ski, 2 types of bobsleigh and 4 individual sport. Total will be played 98 sets of medals, which exceeds the respective awards at the Olympics in 2010 at Vakuvere 12 sets. New sports areas at the Olympic Games in 2011. The IOC Executive Board added to the Olympic program for another 6 new events, including ski jumping for women, team figure skating, the baton in the luge, male and female Halfpipe freestyle mixed relay in biathlon . 'HP is one of the newest areas of winter sports, which is very popular throughout the world. Competitions are held on it in a special concave structure, covered with snow, in which there are two counter-slope and the space between them. Athletes move from one wall to another, doing jumps and perform tricks with every move. Mixed relay also represents a new direction in the biathlon, where two firing lines run through two phases of women, and two - men. Mixed relay is considered to be the youngest kind of biathlon competitions within the Championship and the World Cup. It was first held in 2002. As part of the World Championship relay race was held in 2005. And already it has been since 2011 included in the Olympic Games. Adding 3 new disciplines in the same year at a meeting in Durban (South Africa) in the program of the Sochi 2014 included an additional 3 new disciplines for men and women: the freestyle slopestyle, snowboard slopestyle and in parallel slalom in snowboarding team. Slopestyle is to perform a series of acrobatic ski jumping on the pyramids, jumps, rails, Drop, kontruklonah, etc., which are arranged in series along the route.