Brian Cookson UCI presidential election win: Lance Armstrong leads Twitter celebrations

Last Updated: 27/09/13 3:34pm

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Brian Cookson, right, defeated Pat McQuaid in the UCI presidential election

Brian Cookson, right, defeated Pat McQuaid in the UCI presidential election

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Lance Armstrong is among the cycling figures to have greeted the news of Brian Cookson's election as president of the International Cycling Union with delight.

The sport's biggest names have taken to Twitter to express their joy.

Here is a round-up of the reaction...

LANCE ARMSTRONG

SIR CHRIS HOY

DAVID WALSH, SUNDAY TIMES CHIEF SPORTS WRITER

CHANGE CYCLING NOW CAMPAIGN

JONATHAN VAUGHTERS, GARMIN-SHARP TEAM MANAGER

PHILIPPE GILBERT, 2012 WORLD CHAMPION

CHRISTIAN KNEES, TEAM SKY RIDER

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