This was stated by the President of the International Convention Marius Vizer during the forum taking place these days.
All world sports elite – the President of the IOC Thomas Bach, the President of the FIFA Joseph Blatter, the President of the UEFA Michel Platini, leaders of more than a hundred international sports federations – gathered in the Olympic capital, – the official website of Sochi reports.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin welcomed the audience. He thanked the international sports community for their trust in Russia and noted that our country successfully and fruitfully cooperates with SportAccord. According to the President, the Winter Games that were held in Sochi a year ago have created all conditions for the successful organization and holding major international sports events, forums, exhibitions and presentations.
- I am sure that during the meeting, you will be able to appreciate all possibilities of the Olympic legacy. However, many of you are well aware of Sochi. And we regard your desire to return here as your highly appreciation by the international sporting community of our work on promoting sports and a healthy lifestyle, –the press-service of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports of the Krasnodar region quotes the president.
Vladimir Putin stressed that Russia successfully implements all projects for the major international competitions at the highest level. And Marius Vizer confirmed that the International Convention will also be held in Sochi next year.
In total, more than three thousand participants from 100 countries came to the forum in the Olympic capital.