XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Games in 2014 will be held in Sochi. They are the first Winter Games in Russia’s history.
Sochi won the right to host the Winter Games at the 119th IOC session in Guatemala in 2007. Par with the Black Sea resort for a right fought Pyeongchang (South Korea), Salzburg (Austria), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Borjomi (Georgia), Sofia (Bulgaria), Jaca (Spain).
The Olympic Games will be held from 7 to 23 February 2014, Paralympics – from 7 to 16 March 2014.
On the block shows the logo of the XXII Olympic Winter Games on a background of snow-covered slopes of Krasnaya Polyana, as well as a stylized torch with ribbons, painted in Olympic colors.
Title: XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 – Russia
Date of Issue: 15 March 2011