Brian Cookson's UCI president salary '£76,000 less than Pat McQuaid'

Brian Cookson, Tour of Beijing 2013

Newly-elected Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president Brian Cookson has published details of his annual salary, making good one of his pre-election pledges.

Former British Cycling president Cookson will receive CHF340,000 (equivalent to £235,500 at today's exchange rate) in his new role. The UCI states that this is CHF110,000 (approximately £76,000) less than the amount received by his predecessor, Pat McQuaid. McQuaid had previously refused to divulge his salary package.

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