Ian Drake British Cycling 2008

British Cycling, the organisation responsible for governing the sport of cycling in Britain, has announced that current chief executive Peter King is to stand down at the end of the year, with deputy chief executive Ian Drake taking his place.

The news was revealed at British Cycling?s annual National Council meeting on November 15, where President Brian Cookson announced the board?s appointment of Drake as chief executive from January 1, 2009. King will continue to work with British Cycling as an executive director and focus on external projects linked to London 2012 and other stakeholders.

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