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Coni elections, Malagò re-elected president

Byeditorial

May 13, 2021

Giovanni Malagò has been confirmed at the helm of Coni for the next four years. Malagò, in office since February 19, 2013, was re-elected by a large majority by the National Council which met this morning in Milan, at the Tennis Club Bonacossa, where – 75 years ago (precisely on July 27, 1946) – Giulio Onesti was elected for the first time at the helm of the organization. Malagò obtained 55 votes, overtaking the challengers Renato Di Rocco, former President of the Federciclismo, who collected 13 preferences, and the cycling Olympian, Antonella Bellutti, one vote. Malagò, 61, is in his third term at the helm of the Italian National Olympic Committee. From today he becomes the 3rd longest-serving President in the history of Coni, after Giulio Onesti and Gianni Petrucci. “I will not spare myself to repay those who have expressed their trust in me and also those who voted for the challengers. I want to continue honoring a world that I feel is mine and for which I have made a commitment that I have shown to respect. For me there is no longer a role. beautiful than that of President of Coni. You are my family and you will always find me on the same side “.