The International Triathlon Federation, World Triathlon, has published the results of the vote for the office of president of the entity.
Marisol Married has received overwhelming support from members who participated in the XXXIII World Triathlon Congress with 86 votes in favor against the 43 that his opponent Mads Freund of Denmark has achieved.
"I am delighted to receive this vote of confidence from our members which is an acknowledgment of all the hard work we have been doing to secure triathlon's rightful place among the most popular and fastest growing sports in the world.
The past week has shown that the solidarity and integrity of our organization, our National Federations, the members of our committee and commission and our athletes continue to define us ”.
“I know that Mads Freund shares my passion for our sport and I promise to take into account the points raised by his candidacy, as well as everything that has emerged from the discussions with the National Federations and Continental Confederations.
Working with the new Executive Board, we are ready to make the World Triathlon even stronger"
She was elected president of the ITU in 2008
Married, she is the only woman on the International Olympic Committee since 2010 and was elected ITU President in 2008.
At 64, she will be the president of the World Triathlon again until the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
These have been the result of the votes
- Marisol Casado (ESP) 86 - ELECTED
- Mads Freund (DEN) 43
- Shin Otsuka (JPN) 98 - ELECTED
- Debbie Alexander (RSA) 92 - ELECTED
- Ian Howard (GBR) 74 - ELECTED
- Antonio Alvarez (MEX) 73 - ELECTED
- Alan Beckford (JAM) 49
- Ria Damgren Nilsson (SWE) 43
- Majid Amahroq (MAR) 26
Executive team members:
- Gabriela Gallegos (USA) 87 - ELECTED
- Bernard Saint-Jean (FRA) 87 - ELECTED
- Miles Stewart (AUS) 81 - ELECTED
- Leslie Buchanan (CAN) 69 - ELECTED
- Karen Araujo (TTO) 52
- Shanelle Barrett (NZL) 38
- Alan Beckford (JAM) 26
- Longman Keshavarz (IRI) 18
More information about the congress: https://www.triathlon.org/about/congress/2020_congress