Security not much of a concern for GE team headed to Sochi

CREATED Jan 21, 2014

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WAUWATOSA - The wait is almost over for Arvind Gopalratnam - nearly four years.

 
Gopalratnam heads a team from GE Healthcare who will attend the 2014 Winter Olympics and carry high-tech healthcare equipment.
 
GE's contributions to the Olympics this year include CT scans, MRIs and ultrasound imaging machines the size of a smartphone.
 
Injuries are a part of the games, but this year current events force travelers like Gopalratnam to think about another harsh reality: security.
 
Gopalratnam, though, vows to not let any terror threat scare him off from his trip to the Olympics.
 
"It's completely out of my control, so it's nothing I can think about,"Gopalratnam tells TODAY'S TMJ4. "I'm excited more than anything. I'm excited to represent 6,000 employees from the Milwaukee area."