Diane Durman, the former gymnast who is the current US national team gymnast, is being honored at a ceremony in New York.
Durham, who competed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and 1948 Tokyo Olympics, was diagnosed with cancer in October.
She is a member of the US Olympic Committee.DURHAM: I want to thank the Olympic Committee and the USOC for the opportunity to give back to this country and to this sport and for my support.
The USOC and I are all in this together.
There is no doubt about it.
We will be there every step of the way, from the very beginning to the very end.
And we are grateful for the support of the people of this country.
We are looking forward to being there for the next four years.