Anne Gripper elected to UCI Management Committee joining OCC President Tony Mitchell

The Oceania Cycling Confederation (OCC) congratulates Mr David Lappartient on his re-election as President of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) in Leuven, Belgium, Friday 24 September 2021.

OCC Executive Board Member and AusCycling Director Anne Gripper was elected to the UCI Management Committee joining Confederation President Tony Mitchell, with Oceania continuing to be represented by two members.

OCC President and UCI Management Committee Member Tony Mitchell said, “The OCC congratulates David Lappartient on his re-election as President of the UCI. Having worked alongside him on the UCI Management Committee for the past four years I know he will continue to champion cycling globally.

“I also extend my congratulations to Anne Gripper on her election to the Management Committee. Anne brings more than two decades of experience in sports administration, including Director, Anti-Doping at the UCI, CEO of Triathlon Australia, Executive Director NSW Office of Sport and most recently as a Director of AusCycling and a colleague on the OCC Executive.

“Having two members representing the OCC on the UCI Management Committee ensures our region will remain well represented on the world stage.”

New UCI Management Committee Member Anne Gripper said, “I am honoured to be elected and have the opportunity to serve on the UCI Management Committee for the next four years. I look forward to working with Tony and David on the continued growth of cycling both in our region and globally.”

The 2021 UCI Congress is being held in conjunction with the 2021 UCI Road World Championships in Flanders, Belgium. The UCI Road World Championships return to the Oceania region in 2022, with Wollongong, Australia hosting the world’s best cyclists in September next year.