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Lappartient beats Tchmil to European Cycling Union Presidency

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March 03, 2013, 11:50 GMT,
March 03, 2013, 11:30 GMT
First Edition Cycling News, Sunday, March 3, 2013
David Lappartient is one of the three candidates

David Lappartient is one of the three candidates

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Frenchman wins vote 34 to 12

David Lappartient is the new President of the European Cycling Union (EUC) after he beat Andre Tchmil, president of the Moldavian Cycling Federation, in an election held today as part of the 2013 European Cycling Union's Congress. Lappartient, president of the French Cycling Federation, beat Tchmil by 34 votes to 12 in an election that took place in the National Olympic Centre of French Sport (CNOSF).

Votes comprised of the 46 National Federations who were all in attendance in Paris. The UEC, a continental confederation that represents 48 different countries and organises the European championships,

Lappartient was elected to the presidency of the French cycling federation in 2009.

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