The Swim Ireland CEO received over half of the vote
Sarah Keane has been named as the new president of the Olympic Council of Ireland.
The Swim Ireland CEO received 29 of the 43 votes at an EGM in Dublin tonight.
OCI presidential hopeful, Sarah Keane casts her vote at tonights EGM
Image: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy
Keane succeeds Pat Hickey, who led the OCI for 28 years.
Outgoing acting president Willie O'Brien received 12 votes, and Basketball Ireland CEO Bernard O'Byrne received 2.
New President of @olympiccouncil is Swim Ireland CEO Sarah Keane, congratulations Sarah— Team Ireland (@olympiccouncil) February 9, 2017