Team Denmark-the boss becomes the new cykeldirektør

Martin Elleberg Petersen will take over the post as director of the Danish Cycling Union after Jens-Erik Majlund. Martin Elleberg Petersen becomes the new dir

Team Denmark-the boss becomes the new cykeldirektør

Martin Elleberg Petersen will take over the post as director of the Danish Cycling Union after Jens-Erik Majlund.

Martin Elleberg Petersen becomes the new director of the Danish Cycling Union (DCU).

It writes the union in a press release.

the 49-year-old Martin Elleberg Petersen takes over after Jens-Erik Majlund, since January 2017 has been found on ledelsesgangen in the DCU. He announced in October that he stops on the post 31. January 2020.

Martin Elleberg Petersen comes to cykelunionen from a position as head of the sporting co-operation and development in Team Denmark.

President in the DCU Henrik Jess Jensen is convinced that the new director is the right to develop the width and eliteområdet in Danish cycling.

- It has been important for us to find a candidate who has a strong and solution-oriented focus on developing breddeområdet, while the elitesportslige objectives are achieved.

- I am sure that Martin Elleberg Petersen is the right man for that task to continue the very positive development, we are inside, he says in the press release.

Martin Elleberg Petersen is looking forward to get started with the work.

- It is not easy to follow in Jens-Erik Majlunds footsteps - he has made it great the last three years, but I am convinced that Danish cycling is only just embarked on a new golden age.

- And I very much look forward to the development work, when I look at the big interest of the sport in all age groups and at all levels both in the woods, on the road and on the track, says Martin Elleberg Petersen.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 19 December 2019, 17:00

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