FEI and IJRC evaluate Athlete Representative election process

Almost six months after Cian O’Connor resigned as FEI Athlete Representative to the FEI Jumping Committee, the election process for the role is under evaluation.

O’Connor was elected as FEI Athlete Representative in September 2018, for a four-year period. However, a year later, the Irish rider resigned. No new vote for O’Connor’s successor has been initiated, as the FEI and the IJRC currently are evaluating the election process.

To World of Showjumping, IJRC Director Eleonora Ottaviani says that the Club has requested a rule change so that the election of an athlete representative is not restricted to candidates who have taken part in the last two Olympics or World Equestrian Games.

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