'There's no way for Millar to win the CPA election but the result won't be valid' say British and Irish association

Pros including Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas call for Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA) election to be postponed

Former pro David Millar is standing for president of the CPA

Photo: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

(Image credit: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com)

David Millar cannot win the riders' union election, according to the British and Irish association, who say the result of the vote on Thursday will be invalid.

Millar has thrown his hat into the ring to be president of the Association of Professional Cyclists (CPA). He stands against incumbent Gianni Bugno on Thursday.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.