WAYNE POMARIO: FIRST CANA­DIAN TO LEAD PANEL OF COMMISSAIRES AT GRAND TOUR

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Wayne Pomario of Van­cou­ver, B.C. will be­come the first Cana­dian to act as pres­i­dent of the Panel of Commissaires at a Grand Tour event when he leads the panel at La Vuelta a Es­paña 2018 (Tour of Spain) – a WorldTour event.

He is also as­signed to three ad­di­tional WorldTour events, twice as pres­i­dent of the panel and once as a mem­ber of the panel. Pomario is one of Canada’s top sports of­fi­cials, and was in­ducted into the Sports Of­fi­cials Canada Hall of Fame in 2014.

He served as an of­fi­cial at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, as the No. 2 of­fi­cial at the 2006 Com­mon­wealth Games and as chief of­fi­cial at the 2010 Com­mon­wealth Games. He qual­i­fied as a Union Cy­cliste In­ter­na­tionale of­fi­cial in 1997.

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