Cycling Australia backs Brian Cookson's UCI election bid

Brian Cookson

Brian Cookson's bid to become Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) president this September received a significant boost from Australia. Yesterday, Cycling Australia announced it will vote in favour of Cookson instead of helping to re-elect Pat McQuaid.

Cycling Australia President Klaus Mueller told national newspaper, the Sydney Morning Herald, "We felt [Cookson] was in a better position to restore the reputation and integrity of the UCI and the sport internationally."

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