The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is delighted by the appointment of its Medical Director Professor Xavier Bigard to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Health, Medical and Research Committee. The appointment was made by WADA on 26 February.
Composed of a maximum of 12 members appointed for an initial period of three years, this committee brings together experts and representatives of governments and sporting institutions. Its mission is to advise the WADA in the fields of its members’ expertise.
This nomination is a sign of recognition of the UCI’s work in the medical field, in particular for the health of athletes.