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RI cycling hires ex-world champion Magné as training consultant

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 24 2020   /  12:45 am
I want to ride my bicycle: Indonesian Cycling Federation (ICF) chairman Raja Sapta Oktohari (left) and training consultant Frédéric Magné of France (center) talk to the press in Jakarta on Tuesday. The ICF has appointed former world champion Magné to help develop Indonesian cycling ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Courtesy of ICF)

I want to ride my bicycle: Indonesian Cycling Federation (ICF) chairman Raja Sapta Oktohari (left) and training consultant Frédéric Magné of France (center) talk to the press in Jakarta on Tuesday. The ICF has appointed former world champion Magné to help develop Indonesian cycling ahead of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (Courtesy of ICF)In its latest attempt to climb higher at the international level, the Indonesian Cycling Federation (ICF) has decided to hire former world champion Frédéric Magné of France as a consultant for its training program.The appointment, however, has raised questions, as AFP reported that Magné was dismissed from his position as a director at the World Cycling Center in November last year.Magné was dismissed after a series of alleged misdemeanors at the Switzerland-based velodrome, road-race and BMX training center, which also included abuse of power...