Swiss cycling federation pulls McQuaid nomination

Pat McQuaid

The Swiss Cycling federation has rescinded its nomination of current UCI president Pat McQuaid for the elections next month.

McQuaid had turned to the Swiss federation after Cycling Ireland pulled its nomination in response to a vote from its membership in an emergency general meeting. He was initially assured of backing from the Swiss, but that then ran in to trouble when some of it's board members challenged the decision.

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