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Prayer rooms for muslims during Winter Olympic in Sochi

There will be built three Olympic villages in Sochi

Source : / 12 Nov 2013

Muslim athletes will be provided with prayer rooms during the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014. Each of the three Olympic villages will be equipped with prayer rooms where athletes will able to perform their religious duties, according to the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Adygea and Krasnodar region Askerbiy Kardanov.

Three Olympic villages with total accommodation capacity for 6700 people will be built in Sochi by the opening of the Games. The city’s main Olympic village will be located in the Imeretinsky Valley for 3000 people. Another village is being built with a capacity of 2,600 people in the mountain cluster in Krasnaya Polyana. In addition, the mountain Olympic village, which will accommodate 1100 people will also be built on the elevated ridge Psekhako.



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