Glasgow 2014’s Artistic Gymnastics competitions presented by Longines
Glasgow 2014’s Artistic Gymnastics competitions witnessed great performances. Claudia Fragapane (England) won the Women’s Individual All-Around Final, while Max Whitlock (England) won the Men’s Individual All-Around Final. The competitions were marked by the victories of Claudia Fragapane at the Women’s Floor and at the Women’s Vault Finals, of Rebecca Downie (England) at the Women’s Uneven Bars Final, of Elsabeth Black (Canada) at the Women’s Beam Final, of Max Whitlock at the Men’s Floor Final, of Scott Morgan (Canada) at the Men’s Vault and at the Men’s Rings Finals, of Daniel Purvis (Scotland) at the Men’s Parallels Bars Final, of Nile Wilson (England) at the Men’s Horizontal Bar Final, and of Daniel Keatings (Scotland) at the Men’s Pommel Horse Final.
Longines is the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Games, that are held in Glasgow until 3 August 2014. In addition, the Swiss watch brand is the Presenting Partner of the Gymnastics competitions.
Longines’ commitment to gymnastics goes back to 1912, when the Swiss watch brand introduced the electromechanical “broken wire” timekeeping system at the Swiss Federal Gymnastics Festival in Basel. Based on its vast experience in the sporting world, Longines was appointed Official Timekeeper for all artistic and rhythmic gymnastics competitions held by the International Federation of Gymnastics in 1989. Offering a captivating blend of physical strength, endurance, precision and grace, this sport closely corresponds to the creativity and skill of watchmakers.