Vitaliy Smirnov will be awarded the IOC Gold Order

Today, August 21, within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Committee meeting held in Beijing (China) it was decided to bestow the IOC’s highest award – the Gold Olympic Order upon the IOC member, Honorary President of the Russian Olympic Committee Vitaliy Smirnov, for particularly distinguished contributions to the Olympic Movement.

The Russian Olympic Committee congratulates Vitaly Smirnov on receiving this high reward!