USOC statement regarding the passing of George Killian

The following statement regarding the passing of George E. Killian is attributable to Scott Blackmun, CEO of the United States Olympic Committee:

“George Killian dedicated the better part of his adult life to the Olympic Movement and the ideals it seeks to advance. We’re grateful for the legacy of service that he leaves behind and mindful of our role in continuing his work on behalf of athletes everywhere. On behalf of the U.S. Olympic family, our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.”