USOC statement on the passing of Harry Parker

By United States Olympic Committee | June 26, 2013, 1:34 p.m. (ET)

The following statement is attributable to USOC CEO Scott Blackmun:

"Harry Parker's impact on the sport of rowing stretches from the shores of the Charles River to all corners of the globe. Both as an Olympic athlete and coach, he served as an inspiration over multiple decades, and his indelible legacy will be felt for many years to come both at Harvard and throughout the Olympic Movement."

Read more on Parker's legacy here.