Maygurov on election of RRF chairman: It’s embarrassing because of how some delegates voted
MOSCOW, June 23 – RIA Novosti, Alexander Govorov. The President of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU), Viktor Maigurov, said that he reacted calmly to the election of the head of the organization, as a result of which he did not have a vote for re-election.
Reporting and election conference SBR It took place in Moscow on Thursday. The current head of the organization put forward his presidential candidacy Victor Maygurov and vice president Alexey Nuzhdov. 35 delegates voted for Maygurov, 18 for Nuzhdov. 2/3 of the delegates’ votes had to win, Maigurov was one vote short. Elections will be held again at the end of August.
“We talked to Nuzhdov about not being obsessed with the campaign. Aleksey Viktorovich is not the kind of person to refuse to fight. I didn’t think it would be a shame to not win because of one vote. It was embarrassing,” he added.
Maygurov noted the excitement about the election of the head of the RRF. “I can’t say for sure how things will change with the new by-elections relying on a simple majority to win the elections. Something extraordinary must have happened for people to change their minds. I don’t think we should show the conference online. There are even some. The head of the RBU suggested selling the rights to the show, but not that much for the money.” We don’t need it,” he said.
Maigurov confirmed the information that the next reporting and election conference will most likely be held in Moscow. “It is more convenient and cheaper for everyone, it is more difficult to go to Sochi. At the beginning of next week, we will submit documents to the Ministry of Justice according to the new regulation and set the date of the new conference,” Maygurov said. said. .
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