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  • Death of Dr. Andrzej J. Komor

    Dear BIOMCH-L subscribers:

    I received the following official announcement from a former student of
    mine, Barry Munkasy, who works at the United States Olympic Committee.
    I told him I would pass it along to you over the network.

    Rick Hinrichs
    Exercise and Sport Research Institute
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ 85287-0404 USA


    The United States Olympic Committee, Division of Sports Science
    regrets to announce the passing of Biomechanist Dr. Andrzej J.
    Komor and Senior Physiologist Dr. Peter J. Van Handel. Both were
    killed in the plane crash of United Airlines flight 585 while on
    approach to the Colorado Springs Airport on Sunday, March 3, 1991.
    Sandy Van Handel has requested that in lieu of flowers donations
    should be send to a memorial fund in Peter's name to the Division
    of Sports Science at the USOC. A memorial service has been
    scheduled for Wednesday, March 6, 1991 at 4:00 pm local time at the
    USOC Sports Center in Colorado Springs. If you have any questions
    or need further information please call (719) 578-4516.