RELIVE: Russia 2018 organisation theatre press conference

After 15 days and 48 matches during a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢, a initial rest day saw a press discussion with member of FIFA and a 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) who supposing a wrap-up of a organisation stage.

Taking place during Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, FIFA Chief Competitions Events Officer Colin Smith and LOC CEO Alexey Sorokin discussed operational aspects of a eventuality so far.

You can watch a full live tide of a lecture above.

A few total from a organisation theatre were presented

  • 122 goals scored (2.5 on average)
  • 2.2 million people attended matches
  • 98% normal attendance
  • 16,000 media representatives
  • 130 million fans on and central app
  • 1.6 million Fan IDs
  • 1.8 million aeroplane passengers
  • 17K LOC volunteers
  • Over 2,700 doping tests (every actor during slightest once)
  • 5 million people enjoyed FIFA Fan Fest
  • 4 venues sealed as of final night

A representation of what they said:

Colin Smith, FIFA Chief Competitions Events Officer

We’re gay so far, and we have perceived unequivocally certain feedback from all of a stakeholders, nonetheless there is a lot of work to be finished still… Credit goes to a whole team: a LOC, a cities and a regions for looking after everybody so well… we have seen first-hand a hospitality, a accommodation, a passion, a unrestrained for hosting a World Cup here. we consider it has been illusory to see all these nationalities organisation together and enjoying themselves… A outrageous shout-out to all a fans. They have been fantastic, and we know this will continue right by a Final.

Alexey Sorokin, Local Organising Committee CEO

We have showed to a universe that we acquire any fans from any country. The atmosphere has been truly hospitable and considerate during each venue and city… There are many stories from genuine life that uncover that Russians have unequivocally been assisting this to be a illusory show. This liberality is something we have in a blood. You can't organize this in an synthetic way, we can't levy this on people… We are happy that Russia done a knockout phase, though we are not that astounded since they have been scheming for that for many months… The purpose of FAN ID is make certain that a chairman who enters a track is not concerned in any rapist or militant activity or criminialized from attending a stadium.

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