Thomas Bach: The Olympic Winter Games in Sochi will be held at the highest level

The President of the International Olympic Committee ( IOC) Thomas Bach expressed his confidence that the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi will be held at the highest level. The head of the IOC said that in his speech at the 42th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committee (EOC ), that opened on Friday, November 22 , in Rome.

 “Tremendous progress can easily be seen in Sochi.  Magnificent sports facilities have been built. The most favorable conditions for the athletes were created in the city, so that they could achieve their best results”, – said Bach.

Also the head of the IOC said:  “ Russian President Vladimir Putin assured us that the Olympic Charter will be observed and all forms of discrimination will be avoided”.

 The EOC General Assembly in Rome will last two days,  November 22-23.