Bobsleigh track Sochi ready for international competitions

Certificate of Conformity of the bobsleigh track Sochi international standards signed by the President of the International Federation of Bobsleigh and Skeleton (FIBT) Ivo Ferriani and chairman of the committee on the routes FIBT Giacomo Daritsem.

"We have signed a certificate of homologation of the bobsleigh track in Sochi. This suggests the object's ready to accept international competitions. Characteristics of a good track. The track is unique, complex, with many features. In particular, there are three kontruklona that allow quenching speed. If an athlete will master this track, then the rest of the bobsleigh track of the world it would be easy, "- said Ivo Ferriani.

Bobsleigh track Sochi, built to order "Olympstroy", in February 2013 to take first international competition — the World Cup bobsled and skeleton. "In the international federation there is no doubt that the Sochi World Cup will take place at the highest level", — added Ferriani.

Construction of the bobsleigh track began in 2010. And in February, 2012, the first test rides — Track tested the international masters luge, bobsled and skeleton.

Now on the subject resulted in bobsleigh and skeleton. In the Cup of Russia took part in more than 80 athletes from across the country, among them the leaders of the team — Olga Potylitsina, Alexander Tretyakov, Alexander Zubkov, Alexey Governor Dmitry Trunenkov, Alexander Kasyanov, Svetlana Vasileva and others. Athletes and the judicial commission appreciated the efforts of the builders of the bobsleigh track, which provided all the conditions for test competitions. In the coming days on the road in Sochi, Russia will start competition in luge.

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