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President Obama Updates Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games
President Barack Obama today announced an updated designation of the Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation.
Presidential Delegation to the Closing Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
The Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russian Federation will be held on February 23, 2014.
The delegation will attend athletic events, meet with U.S. athletes, and attend the Closing Ceremony.
The Honorable William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.
The Honorable Michael A. McFaul, United States Ambassador to the Russian Federation.
The Honorable Billie Jean King, Member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Ms. Bonnie Blair, five-time Olympic gold medalist and one-time bronze medalist, speed skating.
Dr. Eric Heiden, five-time Olympic gold medalist, speed skating.