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Mountain Bike candidates for the UCI Athletes’ Commission revealed

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is delighted to announce the riders that are candidates for a position as Mountain Bike representative on the UCI Athletes' Commission. One male and one female athlete for Cross-country (XCO) and one male and one female athlete for Downhill (DHI) will be elected to the Commission. Candidates are:

Men Cross-country
Lukas Flückiger (SUI)

Women Cross-country
Lea Davison (USA)
Maja Wloszczowska (POL)

Men Downhill
Brook MacDonald (NZL)
Greg Minnaar (RSA)

Women Downhill
Myriam Nicole (FRA)

Any athletes participating in the Elite competitions at Cairns will be eligible to vote. Cross-country riders will vote for one woman from the list of mountain bike cross-country candidates, while downhill riders may vote for one man from the list of mountain bike downhill candidates. XCO’s Lukas Flückiger (SUI) and DHI’s Myriam Nicole (FRA) are de facto elected as unique candidates in their respective category.

At the event, the vote will be carried out as follows:
- XCO: Thursday September 7th from 08:30 to 12:30 during Official XCO Training -> Start/Finish area – UCI tent
- DHI: Friday September 8th from 08:30 to 12:30 during the Official DHI Training and Elite DHI Official Timed Session -> Exit DHI finish bowl.

The results of the elections will be communicated via www.uci.ch.

The members of the Commission will be elected for a term of four years, with the mandate effective from the UCI Congress of 2017 until 2021.

See also:
UCI Athletes’ Commission – mountain bike

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