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Media contact: Marissa Villasenor, Office of Public Affairs Cell: 626-905-4178, Office: 801-581-3102 Email: Marissa.villasenor@hsc.utah.

edu Press conference regarding Brazilian Olympic Athlete Lais Souza Lais Souza, a 25-year-old member of the Brazilian Winter Olympic team was critically injured while skiing in Park City, Utah on Monday, Jan. 27. She is currently being cared for in the Neuro Critical Care Unit at University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Lais suffered a severe cervical spinal cord injury. Representatives from the Brazilian Olympic Committee and University of Utah physicians will update the media on Souzas condition and road to recovery. What: Press conference to update medical condition of athlete When: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1p.m. Where: University of Utah Guest House, 110 South Fort Douglas Blvd., Salt Lake City, Utah Who: Brazilian Olympic Committee, Olympic team physician and University of Utah physicians ###