Xinhua News AgencyDecember 5, 2013 08:16
MOSCOW, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The organizing committee of Sochi Winter Olympics said Thursday that up to 25,000 volunteers will be working at the Games.
Dec. 5 is the International Volunteer Day celebrated since 1985.
According to the Sochi 2014 website, volunteers come to the Games from 26 recruiting and training centers across Russia.
About 2,000 volunteers come from other countries, mostly from the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Britain and Kazakhstan.
The team also recruited several volunteers from Japan, New Zealand, Cameroon, Congo and Pakistan.