Sheikh Faisal bin Humaid Al Qasimi retained the presidency of the Arab Cycling Union for a new electoral cycle 2022-2024, after he won the elections held today in Cairo, over Kuwaiti candidate Nael Abdullah Al-Awadi with a score of 11-8, so that Sheikh Faisal bin Humaid continued his presidency of the union for a new electoral cycle.
The Secretary-General of the Cycling Federation, Yasser Al-Doukhi, confirmed that the President of the Egyptian Cycling Federation, Dr. Mohamed Wajih Azzam, won the position of the first vice-president of the federation, while Abdullah Ali Al-Wathlan, the second deputy, came.
Sheikh Faisal bin Humaid Al Qasimi has held the presidency of the Arab Cycling Federation since 1997, and during this period he succeeded in making a qualitative leap in the game of bicycles at the Arab and continental level. And a decision was issued by the International Cycling Federation to recognize the Arab Cycling Federation as a legitimate federation that organizes bicycle activities in Arabic-speaking countries and in accordance with the principles, rules and regulations of the Arab Cycling Federation in the summer of 2018, in addition to establishing a center for preparing and developing Arab bicycle cadres, which was assigned the tasks of training and developing bicycle cadres on level of the Arab world.
He also contributed to the establishment of many training activities and events using the means of remote visual communication during the period of the Corona pandemic (Covid 19) and its positive effects on the affiliates and lovers of cycling in the Arab world, and the signing of many memoranda of understanding such as the UAE National Anti-Doping Committee and the Federation The Paralympic Games for the West Asian region, in addition to holding annual championships in the field of road bike, track bike and mountain bike.
The president of the Arab Federation also succeeded in registering the Federation’s championships in the agenda of the International Federation of the game, which made the Arab players benefit from the points of the Arab championships and qualified for the Olympics and international championships.
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