Sochi 2014: Rose Farm, and other objects of the mountain cluster

Before the Olympics in Sochi has less than two years. Who is funding the construction of Olympic facilities that will be with them at the end of the Games, and what events they will be held in the near future?

The huge Olympic construction, not knowing unparalleled in the history of the White Olympiads, gradually passed its equator. By the most conservative estimates the Games budget will be 200 billion rubles, 45% of which is financed by the state, and the remaining part of the budget will cover the private business.

Results will be built 11 arenas in which competition will be held. Six of them are located in the coastal cluster and will be brought to the ice competition. Sports associated with the snow reveal its champions in the mountain cluster in Krasnaya Polyana. In the first part of our review, we’ll cover the objects of the mountain cluster.

Ski center "Rose Farm"

Use of the Games: Skiing at the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Use after the Games: will be part of a major ski resort.

Capacity: 10,000.

Started: December 2011 — 1 launch facility, in September 2012 — 2 launch facility.

Test events: European Cup in alpine skiing (February 2011), World Cup alpine skiing (February 2012), World Cup alpine skiing (February 2013), a World Cup alpine ski athletes from a supply (March 2013) .

  • Ski center "Rose Farm"

Ski center "Rose Farm"

Only a handful of resorts in Europe can boast such a lasting ski season as "Rose Farm". In 2011, the ski season just ended on May 9. Snowmaking system in the "Rose Farm" — the biggest in Europe (404 stationary and 35 mobile gun).

Responsibility for the preparation of the project is "Company Ski Resort Development" Rose Farm ". Directly involved in building the company Vladimir Potanin" Interros ", with investment support of Vnesheconombank. Ski facility cost is $ 320 million total, Vnesheconombank is to invest in infrastructure," Rose Farm "21 billion rubles of the 69 budgeted. In April 2012 the bank suspended the investment of the project, which could lead to non-compliance with terms of delivery of the Olympic Village and a number of hotels, but actually sports facilities will be ready in time.

Extreme Park "Rose Farm"

Use of the Games: freestyle, snowboard.

Use after the Games: the sports training center.

Capacity: 15 000 (5000 seats and 10,000 standing).

Started: 2012.

Test events: European Cup Freestyle (March 2012), European Cup Snowboard (March 2012), the World Cup Freestyle (February 2013), a World Cup snowboard (March 2013)

  • Extreme Park "Rose Farm"

Extreme Park "Rose Farm"

As well as the ski center "Rose Farm", the center of extreme sports and the company is financed by Vnesheconombank Vladimir Potanin "Interros". In February 2012, it hosted the first test event in snowboard and freestyle in the European Cup and Cup of Russia. After the Olympics, the object will become a training base for the national team, and will also be used for tourism purposes.

Skiing and biathlon complex "Laura"

Use of the Games: biathlon, cross-country skiing to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Capacity: 9600.

Started: February 2012.

Test events: the World Cup cross-country skiing (January 2013), the IBU Cup Biathlon (January 2013), the stage of the Biathlon World Cup (March 2013), a World Cup cross-country skiing and biathlon for athletes to file a (March 2013).

  • Skiing and biathlon complex "Laura"

Skiing and biathlon complex "Laura"

Skiing and biathlon complex was designed by JSC "Rosengineering" and includes two stadiums and two separate tracks: skiing and biathlon. Financing of the construction was carried out with the support of Open Society "Gazprom". At the end of the Olympics ski area will be dismantled, and competition in cross country skiing and biathlon will be held on the rest of the arena. In February 2012, adopted a set of nation-wide test competitions in biathlon and cross-country skiing. According to experts, the Sochi track some of the most complex in the history of the Olympics.

Complex for jumping "Russian hills"

Use of the Games: ski jumping, Nordic combined.

Use after the Games: the national training center.

Capacity: 9600.

Started: February 2012.

Test Events: World Cup ski jumping (January-February 2013), a World Cup Nordic Combined (January-February 2013).

  • Complex for jumping "Russian hills"

Complex for jumping "Russian hills"

The first part of object — a springboard K-125 — was commissioned in February 2012, when Russian athletes have made the first test jumping in the Cup of the country. The total project cost is approximately four billion rubles. Construction of the project has been "Krasnaya Polyana" featuring Savings and investments under the personal patronage of Prime Minister German Gref and vice-president of the Russian Olympic Committee Akhmed Bilalova.

Center Luge "Sledge"

Use of the Games: bobsleigh, skeleton, luge.

Use after the Games: the national training center.

Capacity: 9000.

Started: 2012.

Test Events: World Cup bobsled and skeleton (February 2013), a World Cup luge (February 2013).

  • Center Luge "Sledge"

Center Luge "Sledge"

Located in Rye clearing bobsleigh track will be the first in the world, having three kontruklona. Facility is being built with public funds by "Olimpstroy." The general contractor is "NPO Mostovik." The estimated cost of the project is $ 135 million. Along with the track in Paramonovo Olympic venue after 2014 will be used as a national training center.

 

And here you can see the photos, as construction began in 2010-2011.

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