Tickets for the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi have gone on sale for groups of 11 people. The price for group tickets starts at 250 rubles and they can be purchased at the Main Ticketing Centers in Moscow and Sochi and the official ticket site tickets.sochi2014.com. Group orders are available for most sessions.
There is a high demand for tickets to the first Paralympic Games ever held in Russia. The most active ticket buyers are those in the Central Federal District and Southern Federal District, accounting for over 66% of tickets purchased already. The most popular events are the opening and closing ceremonies (30% of all tickets purchased for the Paralympic Games), sledge hockey (24%) and Alpine skiing (20%).
The Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi is a unique opportunity to see the world’s elite Paralympians compete, rivaling the Olympics in passion and fighting spirit. For those who planning on attending the Games, the "Spectators" section of the Sochi 2014 official website at the link sochi2014.com/en/games/spectator/ will help plan your travel route.
Notes to the Editor
The Sports Program for Sochi 2014 will be record-breaking in the history of the Winter Paralympic Games. In the space of 9 days of competition, 72 sets of medals will be contested in 5 Olympic sports: cross-country skiing, biathlon, sledge ice hockey, wheelchair curling and alpine skiing. The alpine skiing program will offer para-snowboarding for the first time in the Paralympic Winter Games. Paralympic snowboarders will be competing on the runs of the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center. A total of 1,650 Paralympic athletes and team members from more than 45 countries will come to the Paralympic Games in Sochi.
You can buy tickets for the XI Paralympic Winter Games at the official ticket website tickets.sochi2014.com and the Main Ticketing Centers at Sochi and Moscow. In other countries, people will be able to purchase tickets from the Official Ticketing Agents, appointed by their country's National Olympic Committee. Fans in a number of countries also have the chance to obtain tickets to the Paralympic Games in Sochi directly on the Games website. You can find out more details on the ways of getting tickets in each specific country on the tickets.sochi2014.com website.
The lowest price of a ticket to the Paralympic events is 250 rubles (the price of each ticket when you buy over 10 tickets for a given event), and the highest price is 1,500 rubles. The majority of the tickets range from 400 to 500 rubles. Tickets for the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games will range from 700 to 5,000 rubles, and for the Closing Ceremony - from 400 to 2,000 rubles. For spectators to have the opportunity to visit as many paralympic events as possible, there is no limit on the quantity of tickets that each person may buy.
To visit the sporting events, in addition to a ticket you must have a Spectator Pass, which can be created at the site pass.sochi2014.com