Bob Howden has been named as the new president of British Cycling.

Howden was standing unopposed to succeed Brian Cookson, who remaining the post after being
elected as head of the International Cycling Union (UCI).

Howden said: “Brian is a hard act to follow when you look at the amazing roll call of success that will British Cycling enjoyed under their leadership.

“It’s now my work to ensure that we build on this. I’m looking forward to getting stuck in. inch

Howden, who raced for twenty-four years, has been on the British Bicycling board for 13 years and has served as acting chair since Cookson’s departure in September.