Olympic medal and many other items
Around 200 exhibits on display at Mir Castle, donated by Max Mirnyi
The ten-time winner of Grand Slam doubles tournaments and Olympic champion Max Mirnyi is presenting Mirnye Trophies: a mutual initiative by the Mirnyi family and the museum.
Max Mirnyi opens the exhibition at Mir Castle
The exhibition displays Max’s most significant sporting cups and medals, as well as souvenirs, watches, gifts and photos from his personal archive, taken during competitions. The Mirnyi family’s badge collection, from Olympiads in which Max has taken part, is also on show. The athlete’s first prize, a beautiful rug, won in Uzbekistan, is on show, as is his Olympic medal from the London 2012 Games.
By Oleg Mitrokhin