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September 20/12 14:12 pm - UCI reports from Management Committee Meetings


Posted by Editoress on 09/20/12
 

Professional Cycling Council and UCI Management Committee met in Maastricht

The Professional Cycling Council (PCC) and UCI Management Committee met Tuesday and Wednesday (September 18 & 19)  on the occasion of the UCI Road World Championships 2012 in the Limburg region.

For the last time since his nomination as President in 2001, Mr Vittorio Adorni presided the PCC meeting. Having reached the age of 74, in accordance with the statutes of the UCI, the 1968 World Champion will take his retirement. Congratulating Mr Adorni for his dedication in favour of cycling, UCI President Pat McQuaid proposed that he be appointed PCC Honorary President. This proposal was supported by the Council Members and ratified by the UCI Management Committee.

During the meeting, the PCC decided to create a working group to study the implications of hypothetically introducing a “salary cap” into team budgets, as well as training compensation fees. Further the PCC confirmed its determination to improve the quality of UCI WorldTour television production and race coverage.

In his opening speech of the Management Committee meeting, the UCI President, Mr Pat McQuaid reiterated the great success of all cycling events on the Olympic program: “The London Games were an extraordinary showcase for all disciplines of our sport, the absolutely exceptional visibility has undoubtedly contributed greatly to its worldwide promotion”.

The following World Championships were awarded by the UCI Management Committee:

Indoor Cycling 2014 : Brno (CZE)
MTB Marathon 2015 : Val Gardena (ITA)
Paracycling Road 2015 : Nottwil (SUI)
Road 2016 : Doha (QAT)

For the first time, the UCI World Championships will be organized in the Middle East. The UCI Sport and Technical Director, Mr Philippe Chevallier, expressed his satisfaction about the Management Committee decision: "The management of the Qatar candidature presented an extremely interesting project which incorporated  innovative solutions which allowed for the designing of a technically interesting course , we are greatly looking forward to working with them". 

In  2013 the UCI BMX World Championships will take place in Auckland (NZL) from 24 to 28 July and the UCI Juniors Track World Championships will take place in Glasgow on 7 to 11 August.

The UWCT Finals will be held in 2013 in Trento (ITA) and in 2014 in Ljubljana (SLO).

Concerning the UCI Road World Championships 2014, the Management Committee decided to grant the organizers of the Ponferrada (ESP) event 30 days to  meet contractual commitments, after which time if these had not been met the event would be withdrawn from them.

The UCI Management Committee also approved the 2013 Road Calendar which is available on the website www.uci.ch

UCI Management Committee meetings conclude in Maastricht

The third annual meeting of the UCI Management Committee finished today in Maastricht, where tomorrow the 181st UCI Congress will be held.

Opening the meeting, the President of the Road Commission, Mr Brian Cookson, made a presentation on women’s cycling. The Management Committee acknowledged the recommendations and confirmed their support for the various regulatory and communication initiatives that could be undertaken in order to increase the appeal and visibility of races.

The UCI Management Committee then approved a proposed new structure for UCI’s international track calendar, designed to reinforce grass-roots up, and which requires a qualification system reform for the World Championships, to be introduced as of 2014.
 
The 2013 Mountain bike, BMX, Cyclo-cross, Trials, Indoor cycling, Para-cycling and Cycling for all calendars were also ratified by the Management Committee and are available on the www.uci.ch

Finally the UCI President thanked, in the name of the world cycling family, Mr Jean-Pierre Strebel and Mr Wojciech Walkiewicz, who have finished their respective terms on the UCI Management Committee.


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