SOCHI 2014 WILL INTRODUCE MEDALS AT CONVENTION

17.05.2013

Sochi 2014 will unveil the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics at SportAccord Convention in St Petersburg. The medals will be presented on May 30 in a ceremony conducted by Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko, who is a featured speaker during the conference sessions.

The Sochi 2014 organisation announced: "A record number of events will be contested in Sochi, therefore a record number of medals - about 1,300 - will be minted,"

Russian jewellery manufacturer Adamas will produce the medals.

"Sochi medals will have a unique design, different from all previous editions of the Olympic Games, underlining the originality and distinctiveness of Russia," Sochi 2014 stated.