Canadian Cycling Association's new president

Pierre Blanchard has been elected president of the Canadian Cycling Association, following the...

Pierre Blanchard has been elected president of the Canadian Cycling Association, following the association's AGM in Whitehorse, Yukon, on November 27.

Mr. Blanchard, a physician, has served as president of the Fédération Québecoise des Sports Cyclistes since November 2002, and has a long list of cycling credentials - besides being a UCI International Commissaire he has also been a member of the UCI MTB Commission, head instructor for UCI international commissaires and UCI anti-doping and medical inspector. He has also officiated at more the 50 international and domestic events, and won the 2004 Sports Québec "Official of the Year" Award for all sports.

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