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Cookson continues with British Olympic Association

Brian Cookson, British Cycling's President has been elected to the Executive Committee of the British Olympic Association for a third term. Others elected were Di Ellis (Rowing), Lynne Evans (Archery), Brian Stocks (Gymnastics), Mark Armstrong (Luge) and Paul Pruszynski (Bobsleigh). At the same time, Colin Moynihan was elected Chairman of the BOA by 28 votes to David Hemery's 14.

Brian Cookson commented: "I would like to congratulate Lord Moynihan on his election and assure him that British Cycling will continue to do everything in its power to support the BOA in the quest for more medals, and in the massive efforts involved in organising what we all intend to be the best-ever Olympic Games, in 2012. I would also like to thank my fellow members of the National Olympic Committee, for their confidence in again electing me to serve on the BOA Executive Committee, for a third three year term".

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