Month: June 2014

Longines (Longines) And The 100-year Marriage Of Sports

With expertise in watchmaking technology, Longines and Sports World have established a close cooperative relationship, enabling them to provide professional services for various famous sports events of the 20th century. Longines timepiece at the Paris International Obstacle in 1949 Longines timepiece at the 1955 La Chaux-de-Fonds horse show
    Longines’ passion for equestrian sports dates back to 1878, when Longines produced a chronograph stopwatch with a rider and his horse engraved on it. Longines first timed the Concours Hippique International Officiel in Geneva in 1926.
    The equestrian sports that Longines participates in today include flat horse racing, obstacle course and endurance race. The company has become the official timing and partner of many well-known events, such as the HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Endurance Cup, most of the CSIO and CHIO National Cup events, and the CSIO Barcelona , Dubai Show Jumping Championship, President’s Cup presented by Longines and Emirates Longines Show Jumping League. The Longines Elegance Award, which began in 2000, is awarded annually to the most elegant and outstanding male or female players in the obstacle course of the season.
    The Longines brand is also very proud to participate in some of the most prestigious flat horse racing events, such as the Prix de Diane Longines, the Dubai World Cup, and the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. , Royal Ascot, HH The Emir’s Trophy presented by Longines, Longines Singapore Gold Cup, Melbourne Cup Carnival , Longines Gran Premio Longines, Longines Handicap de las Américas, Longines Lydia Tesio Grand Prix Longines Lydia Tesio, Longines Gross Preis von Baden von Baden) against the famous Kentucky Derby.
At the end of the 2011 Longines Diana Grand Prix, Maxime Guyon rode the steed Golden Lilac and won the championship. Longines Elegant Ambassador Jane Richard at the 2011 CSIO Piazza di Siena
    Longines’ investment in gymnastics began in 1912, the year the company first used its invented electromechanical timing device, or ‘relay’ automatic timing system, for the Swiss Gymnastics Federation events. At the same time, Longines has been the official partner and designated timekeeper of various gymnastic events organized by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for the past two decades. The Longines Elegance Award, established in 1997, is awarded to the most elegant player or team in gymnastics. The well-known Swiss manufacturer Longines is proud to have gymnast Evgenia Kanaeva and the Chinese men’s gymnastics team as its elegant ambassadors. Longines Elegance Ambassador Evgenia Kanaeva, trained in the 31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal in 2011. Longines Elegance Ambassador, World Champion Chinese Men’s Gymnastics Team.
    Longines has had a long-term cooperation with alpine skiing events since 1933. Since then, these winter events have been a great opportunity for Longines to showcase many technological innovations and inventions. Longines is committed to long-term involvement in this sport as the official timekeeper for the Alpine Ski World Cup and the World Ski Championships hosted by the International Ski Federation (FIS). Norwegian skier Aksel Lund Svindal is also one of the brand’s elegant ambassadors.
Aksel Lund Svindal, Longines Elegant Ambassador
    Since 2007, Longines has also been appointed as the timekeeper for the famous French Open held annually at Roland Garros. During the two-week French Open, Longines sponsored the ‘Longines Future Tennis Star’ competition at Roland Garros.
    Discover and train new buds in tennis. Longines Ambassador of Elegance, two tennis legends, Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf use their legendary career and ‘Andre Agassi Education Fund’ and ‘ The Fund for Children and Tomorrow provides tireless help and care to children in need. These sports and elegant superstars perfectly embody Longines’ brand philosophy: elegant attitude, true personality.
Tiffany Graff and Andre Agassi, Longines Elegant Ambassadors
    Finally, Longines is also an official partner of the Archery World Cup and World Championships organized by the International Archery Federation (FITA). This sport requires concentration, balance, precision and skill, and the ‘Longines brands / partner-brands / longines Precision Award’ is awarded to the best archery athletes at the end of each season.

World Superbike Championship Champion Ben Spies Will Wear Paul Picot Watch To Participate In The Competition

Swiss watch company Paul Picot is pleased to announce that the current World Superbike Championship champion Ben Spies is wearing a Paul Picot watch after the next World Motorcycle Championship in Japan.

In order to celebrate the signing of the agreement with the motorcycle champion, the brand convened all motorcycle enthusiasts to celebrate Spies ‘brilliant achievements, and interpreted his style with a distinctive sports watch commensurate with Ben Spies’ personal style: Feng Chi Yun Vol , Passionate, unparalleled.
The brand will highlight an extraordinary limited edition timepiece to celebrate the collaboration, with the famous Plongeur 48 Titanium being released in a limited edition of 111 pieces (11 is actually his race number).

C Type Plongeur 48 – Ben Spies Limited Edition 111 pieces
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