Canadian Cycling Association's new president

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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