American Olympic cyclist dead

Kelly Catlin
IANS|11-Mar-2019 11:30

Washington, March 11 : Kelly Catlin, a 23-year-old American Olympic cyclist, has died, USA Cycling said.

Catlin won the silver medal in women's team pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, CNN reported.

"Kelly was more than an athlete to us, and she will always be part of the USA Cycling family," Rob DeMartini, USA Cycling president and CEO, said in a statement on Sunday night. 

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"The entire cycling community is mourning this immense loss. We are offering continuous support to Kelly's teammates, coaches and staff."

The cause of her death was not immediately known.

Catlin was a native of Minnesota, according to the USA Cycling website.