Particular Olympics and The Union Cycliste Internationale Pen Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Inclusion within the Sport of Biking


Group gather for photo at the finish line for cycling at Brandenburg Gate

UCI and Particular Olympics Signal MOU at Brandenburg Gate

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Particular Olympics joined forces on the Particular Olympics World Video games Berlin 2023 with the aim of participating extra people with mental incapacity (ID) to participate in biking. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on 18 June by Particular Olympics representatives Mary Davis, CEO, and Lou Lauria, Chief of Sport, in addition to The UCI representatives David Lappartient, President, and Amina Lanaya, Director Basic, on the historic Brandenburg Gate.

The UCI, acknowledged by the Worldwide Olympic Committee, is the world governing physique of biking because it leads the event and oversight of biking in all its varieties and for all individuals, as a aggressive sport, a wholesome leisure exercise and a sustainable technique of transport, but additionally as a approach to have enjoyable. The union of Particular Olympics and The UCI helps to form the way forward for biking by serving to to encourage and prepare extra individuals with and with out ID to compete within the sport.

Whereas growing the variety of individuals in biking, the main target of the MOU is to make use of and adapt present and new sources to develop cooperation, communications and schooling of UCI and Particular Olympics to encourage others to hitch the Motion of inclusion in sport.

“The UCI shares the identical frequent values as Particular Olympics Worldwide and biking really lives these values as a sport, well being and leisure exercise. It’s sport for all in each sense of the phrase and this partnership is properly aligned in so many points. Particular Olympic sport cyclists and athletes who incorporate biking into their coaching, or those that cycle with their households, to work or college will all profit. We couldn’t be extra excited to develop our household of worldwide federation companions and embark on some thrilling work with the UCI.”

Lou Lauria, Chief of Sport, Particular Olympics


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