Fisht Olympic Stadium

Fisht Olympic Stadium

The Fisht Stadium is located in the Sochi Olympic Park and is named after Mount Fisht. It was initially built to accommodate The Sochi Winter Olympics and Paralympics, but is also being used as a training base and match venue for Russia's national football team as well as to help host the 2018 World Cup.

Location: Sochi

Capacity: 40,000

Construction: Fisht Olympic Stadium was built for use during the 2014 Winter Olympics. Unlike many such arenas, construction was highly orgaised. The site was cleared in 2008, ahead of building starting in 2010. Despite a later design alteration in 2011, the stadium was completed in 2013 in good time for the the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Matches: Portugal 3 : 3 Spain (June 15), Belgium 3 : 0 Panama (June 18), Germany 2 : 1 Sweden (June 23), Australia 0 : 2 Peru (June 26), Last 16 - Uruguay 2 : 1 Portugal (June 30), Quarter final - Russia 2 : 2 Croatia [Croatia won 3 - 4 on penalties] (July 7)

World Cup 2018 Venues : Luzhniki Stadium, Spartak Stadium, St Petersburg Stadium, Kaliningrad Stadium, Kazan Arena, Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Cosmos Arena, Volgograd Arena, Mordovia Arena, Rostov Arena, Fisht Olympic Stadium, Ekaterinburg Arena