History and Description of Fisht Olympic Stadium

Fisht Olympic Stadium is a stadium in Sochi, Russia. The stadium initially built for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. This stadium hosted their opening and closing ceremonies.

The stadium was lacking a purpose following the Games, but now is one of the playing venues of the 2018 World Cup. The stadium will temporarily expand to 47,000 through temporary seating at the open ends of the stadium. After the World Cup in 2018 the capacity will reduce to 40,000.

During the 2018 World Cup, Fisht Olympic Stadium will host four group games, one round of 16 match, and one quarter-final. This Stadium also hosted the 2017 Confederations Cup, including one of the two semi-finals.

2017 Confederations Cup

Australia 2-3 Germany

Mexico 2-1 New Zealan

Germany 3-1 Cameroon

Germany 4-1 Mexico

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