“I want to lose by 10 votes”

"I want to lose by 10 votes"

Mark Coud Drone He was not elected the 13th President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). But it came close. His plan received 61 votes against 63 Narinder Batra, going ttoing president.

“It’s like losing in shootouts;” Mark Kaud explains the drone. “I did not expect this. I would have wanted to lose by 10 votes. I sincerely thought I had a chance. You have to accept it. I do not think I can do more. I made another choice. I accepted this verdict even if I swallowed a small question when I saw my defeat.”

This election was announced next and it happened. Despite these exchanges with different federations, Belgium had anticipated a victory. “Yeah, but there are definitely voters who politely said I’m going to vote. I thought it would get to 70 votes, but it’s left as personal analysis. Do it. The fate of the ballot box is the most important, it just played out.”

C്രോdron, one of the architects of the current success of Belgian hockey, began a new challenge by running for the presidency of the International Federation. The current president of the Royal Belgian Hockey Association will end his term in June. A page to turn. I will not run for the FIH presidency in the next election in three years. But there are more serious things in life “, The former Red Lions are ridiculed with 358 caps. “It will allow me to be more available for other things, and I will continue to be in the world of hockey because my children, my family and a large number of friends are playing. But I will never be the president of the FIH. (Editor’s note: Belgian Olympic and Interfaith Committee). Obviously, I want hockey to evolve as much as possible, but it won’t be with me at the head of the federation. “

Ingmar de Vos So he remains the only Belgian leader to head a major international sports federation. He was re-elected President of the International Equestrian Federation in 2018.

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