Fisht Olympic Stadium (Sochi)
The Fisht Olympic Stadium is located within the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia. It has a capacity of 47,700 seats. The stadium was originally constructed for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, but was converted into a football stadium for the 2018 World Cup.
The Fisht Olympic Stadium was the main stadium for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies, and was one of the 12 stadiums for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It was host to one of the quarter final matches.
Significant events held at the Fisht Olympic Stadium
- The Fisht Olympic Stadium is the second to host both the Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup (the other is the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy).
- The stadium is named after Mount Fisht, a mountain in the Caucasus mountains.
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