Validity of Pat McQuaid's UCI president nomination still unclear

UCI Congress, September 2013

The validity of Pat McQuaid's presidential candidacy remains unclear after the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Congress moved against a change constitutional change today in Florence. Without a change to article 51.1, McQuaid must rely on a nomination by Morocco or Thailand, not their joint support.

The controversial change proposed earlier this year by the Malaysian federation would have allowed two countries to nominate a candidate jointly. It appeared designed for McQuaid, who failed to receive a nomination from home country, Ireland, or from the country of residence, Switzerland.

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