Brian Cookson UCI presidential election win: Lance Armstrong leads Twitter celebrations
Twitter reaction to Brian Cookson's UCI presidential election victory and Pat McQuaid's departure.
Last Updated: 27/09/13 3:34pm
The sport's biggest names have taken to Twitter to express their joy.
Here is a round-up of the reaction...
Hallelujah- Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) September 27, 2013
SIR CHRIS HOY
Congratulations to @cooksonforuci the new UCI president. Here's to the future!- Chris Hoy (@chrishoy) September 27, 2013
DAVID WALSH, SUNDAY TIMES CHIEF SPORTS WRITER
Planet Cycling is now a better place. And as you leave Pat, take Hein with you.- David Walsh (@DavidWalshST) September 27, 2013
CHANGE CYCLING NOW CAMPAIGN
Cycling: CHANGED- Change Cycling Now (@cyclingchange) September 27, 2013
JONATHAN VAUGHTERS, GARMIN-SHARP TEAM MANAGER
I suppose 7am is too early to start drinking in celebration?- Jonathan Vaughters (@Vaughters) September 27, 2013
PHILIPPE GILBERT, 2012 WORLD CHAMPION
We have a new president in cycling.We riders have nothing to say but let's hop to get some new big sponsors into cycling!#Emergency- PHILIPPE GILBERT (@PhilippeGilbert) September 27, 2013
CHRISTIAN KNEES, TEAM SKY RIDER