November 16, 2013

Wheelchair Accessibility at the Sochi Winter Olympics

RUSSIA - The 22nd Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place next year from February 7 to the 23, in Sochi, Russia. The following video follows a group of wheelchairs from Sochi as they test out the wheelchair accessibility at various venues. The Olympic Park is equipped with lifts and anti-slip ramps that provide access to designated seating to view events. A fleet of wheelchair accessible buses and vans will provide transport from Sochi to the Olympic Park. The 2014 Winter Paralympics will be held from March 7 to March 16, 2014 at the same locations.