Oceania Cycling Confederation

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The Oceania Cycling Confederation (OCC) is recognised by the Union Cycliste International (UCI) as the regional governing body for the sport of cycling in the continent of Oceania. The OCC is one of five continental confederations recognised by the UCI, encompassing the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and Pan-America.

As of February 2020, the OCC is made up of ten Member Federations within in the Oceania region. Comprising seven Full Members – Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam, New Zealand, Samoa and Vanuatu and three Associate Members – New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands and Tahiti.

Management[edit]

Presidents

Name Nation Years
Tracey Gaudry  Australia 2012 - Current
Michael Turtur  Australia 2008 - 2012
Ray Godkin  Australia 1986 - 2008

Dual Australian Olympian Tracey Gaudry is the current President of the Oceania Cycling Confederation, having been elected in December 2012. Gaudry replaced Michael Turtur who served between a four year term between 2008 and 2012, following Ray Godkin, who served for 22 years since the inception of the Confederation in 1986. [1]

Executive Board

Name Nation Position
Tracey Gaudry  Australia President
Tony Mitchell  New Zealand Vice President
Eric Tydingco  Guam Vice President
Glen Pearsall  Australia Member
Patrick Keenan  Fiji Member

Representatives on UCI Management Committee

Name Nation Team
Tracey Gaudry  Australia 2012 - Present Automatically as OCC President
Tony Mitchell  New Zealand 2017 - Present Elected at 2017 UCI Congress

Oceania Cycling Championships[edit]

The Oceania Cycling Confederation organises all Oceania Cycling Championships. As of 2019 the OCC organises championships in track cycling, road cycling, mountain biking, BMX racing and Freestyle BMX.

Events[edit]

The Oceania Cycling Confederation oversees the UCI Oceania Tour a series of UCI road races in Australia and New Zealand and organises the Oceania Pacific Calendar a series of races in the Pacific.

Member Federations[edit]

As of 2019 the Oceania Cycling Confederation comprises ten member federations - seven full members and three associate members.

Full Members

Country Federation
 Australia Cycling Australia
 Cook Islands Cook Islands Cycling Federation
 Fiji Cycling Fiji
 Guam Guam Cycling Federation
 New Zealand Cycling New Zealand
 Samoa Cycling Federation of Samoa
 Vanuatu Vanuatu Cycling Federation

Associate Members

Country Federation
New Caledonia Comite Regional de Cyclisme Nouvelle-Caledonie
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands Cycling Federation
Tahiti Federation Tahitienne de Cyclisme

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gaudry unanimously elected President of the Oceania Cycling Confederation". Velo Nation. Velo Nation LLC. 2 December 2012. Retrieved 2 December 2012.

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