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  • September 21, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Lorenzo Lupacchini and Silvia Stopazzini (IT) captured the Pas de Deux Vaulting Championship at FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

    On Thursday 20 September 2018, Italian athletes Lorenzo Lupacchini and Silvia Stopazzini on Rosenstolz set themselves apart in the Pas de Deux Vaulting Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. Austria’s Jasmin Lindner and Lukas Wacha took the second position followed by Germany’s Theresa-Sophie Bresch and Torben Jacobs. All winning athletes including the lungers were presented with elegant Longines timepieces from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing.   As the Official Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018, Longines is also pleased to present the Official Watch of the event, a model belonging to the Record collection. This timepiece is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Testing Institute (COSC).

  • September 19, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Rixt van der Horst (NED), Sara Morganti (IT) and Team Germany are the gold medallists of the day at FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

    On Wednesday 19 September 2018, Dutch rider Rixt van der Horst and Findsley took the win at the Individual Grade III Para-Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. She was followed by Natasha Baker (GBR) on Mount St John Diva Dannebrog and American rider Rebecca Hart on El Corona Texel.   In the Individual Grade I Para-Dressage competition, the gold went to Italy’s Sara Morganti and her mount Royal Delight. Laurentia Yen-Yi Tan (SGP) on Fuerst Sherlock arrived second ahead of German rider Elke Philipp on Fuerst Sinclair.   On the same day, the first medals in the discipline of vaulting went to Team Germany, Team Switzerland and Team Austria, who respectively claimed the gold, silver and bronze medals at the Nations Team Vaulting World Championship. As the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the FEI World Equestrian Games, Longines was delighted to offer elegant watches to all medallists as a reward for their great performances.

  • September 19, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Para-Dressage championships of the day at FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

    On Tuesday 18 September 2018, Dutch rider Sanne Voets and her mount Demantur N.O.P. claimed first place at the Individual Grade IV Para-Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018. Brasilian rider Rodolpho Riskalla and Don Henrico followed ahead of Susanne Jensby Sunesen (DEN) on CSK’s Que Faire.   On the same day, Stinna Tange Kaastrup (DEN) and Horsebo Smarties took the win at the Individual Grade II Para-Dressage World Championship. She was followed by Austrian rider Pepo Puch on Sailor’s Blue and  the Netherland’s Nicole den Dulk on Wallace N.O.P. In addition, the Individual Grade V Para-Dressage World Championship was won by British rider Sophie Wells on C Fatal Attraction. Frank Hosmar (NED) earned silver on Alphaville N.O.P. and Regine Mispelkamp (GER) finished third. Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was delighted to offer elegant timepieces to all medallists as a reward for their great victories.

  • September 17, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Performance at its peak during the first week of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

    The first week of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 – gathering a total of 349 athletes from 54 countries – was concluded today instead of Sunday due to heavy rains on on the weekend caused by Hurricane Florence. In Eventing, riders took part individually and in team in four days of competition including the Dressage and Cross Country trials, and ending today with the Jumping. In this context, Team Great Britain (composed of Rosalind Canter and Allstar B, Gemma Tattersall and Arctic Soul, Piggy French and Quarrycrest Echo and Tom McEwen and Toledo de Kerser) took the win followed by Team Ireland and Team France. In the Individuals, Rosalind Canter (GB) and her mount Allstar B set themselves apart by winning the gold medal. They were followed by Padraig McCarthy (IRL) on Mr Chunky and Ingrid Klimke (GER) and SAP Hale Bob OLD.   In Dressage, great moments of elegance and performance were offered by Isabell Werth (GER) on Bella Rose, who captured the Dressage Individual title on Friday ahead of Laura Graves (USA) on Verdades and British rider Charlotte Dujardin on Mount St. John. In addition, the team competition was claimed by Team Germany composed of Isabell Werth on Bella Rose, Jessica von Bredow-Werndl on TSF Dalera BB, Dorothee Scheider on Sammy Davis Jr. and Sönke Rothenberger on Cosmo. American representatives and Team Great Britain respectively secured second and third place. Unfortunately, due to rainfalls on Sunday, the Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle had to be cancelled.   Finally, the discipline of Reining has seen the victory of Team USA on home soil ahead of Team Belgium and German representatives. In the Individuals, Belgian rider Bernard Fonck and his mount What a Wave earned first place ahead of Daniel L Huss and Cade McCutcheon, both part of Team America, who took respectively the silver and bronze medals.     During this first week of competition, the winged-hourglass brand proudly presented medalists in each discipline with elegant Longines timepieces to celebrate their great win. Longines is now looking forward to timing the performances of Jumping, Driving, Para-Dressage and Vaulting’s riders and horses, who will be battling for second-week medals from September 18-23.   Throughout the event, Longines has the pleasure of highlighting its Record collection as the Official Watch of the FEI World Equestrian Games™. Combining classic elegance and excellence, each piece in this line houses a movement including a single-crystal silicon balance spring with unique properties and is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC).   Discover the Record collection and the brand’s other lines at the Longines Boutique located in the heart of the venue.

  • September 16, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Bernard Fonck (BEL) and What a Wave claimed the Reining Individual Championship at the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM

    After the team competition, which has seen the victory of Team USA on Wednesday, Belgian rider Bernard Fonck and his mount What a Wave finished first at the Reining Individual Championship at the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM. Team champions Daniel L Huss on Ms Dreamy and Cade McCutcheon on Custom Made Gun took respectively to second and third place on home soil. As the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of FEI World Equestrian GamesTM, Longines was pleased to grant the winners elegant Longines watches.  

  • September 16, 2018

    Jumping

    FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses

    On September 16, 2018, the Swiss watch brand Longines timed the victory of Uppercourt Cappucino in the under 5 years old category, Mystic van 'T Hoogeinde in the 6 years old category and Solid Gold Z in the 7 years old category. These three top horses were led by Richard Howley from Ireland, Jeroen de Winter from Belgium and Christian Ahlmann from Germany respectively.   The Official Watch of the event Longines was proud to highlight a model from the Record collection as the Official Watch of the event. Displaying a white matt dial with 12 painted roman numerals, this model is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). A stainless steel bracelet completes this exceptional piece.

  • September 16, 2018

    Horse Racing

    Longines Irish Champions Weekend - Dublin

    Longines was proud to be continue its role as the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper for Longines Irish Champions Weekend, taking place on Ireland’s two premier racecourses, at Leopardstown and the Curragh. The two-day meeting, rapidly establishing itself as one of the leading flat racing events in the world, featured the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown, won by Roaring Lion ridden by Oisin Murphy and the Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh, claimed by Flag of Honour, led by Ryan Moore.  Longines rewarded winning owners, trainers and jockeys of these two prestigious races with elegant timepieces. At both racecourses over the Longines Irish Champions Weekend, Longines also presented the Longines Prize of Elegance and rewarded the most elegant lady and gent of each day with elegant watches. The Swiss watch brand further celebrated the refined elegance of the Longines Irish Champions Weekend with a model from the Record collection, the Official Watch of the event. This piece displays a white mother-of-pearl dial with 13 diamonds indexes and is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). A stainless steel bracelet completes this exceptional timepiece.

  • September 14, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Isabell Werth earned 1st place at the Dressage Grand Prix Special Individual Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018

    On Friday 14 September 2018, German rider Isabell Werth was the convincing winner of the Dressage Grand Prix Special Individual Championship at the FEI World Equestrian Games. After winning the gold medal yesterday with her team, Isabell Werth and her mount Bella Rose did an amazing performance. Laura Graves (USA) on Verdades claimed the silver medal while Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle took the Silver. Longines was delighted to grant the three ladies with elegant Longines timepieces as a reward for their great win.   As the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM taking place from 11-23 September at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (Mill Spring, North Carolina), Longines was also pleased to present the Official Watch of the event, a model belonging to its Record collection.

  • September 14, 2018

    FEI World Equestrian Games

    Team Germany claimed the Team Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM

    On Thursday 13 September 2018, Germany’s representatives - Isabell Werth, Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, Dorothee Schneider and Sönke Rothenberger reigned supreme at the Team Dressage World Championship at FEI World Equestrian GamesTM. Team USA took second place on home soil followed by Team Great Britain. Longines was proud to grant the winners an elegant Longines timepiece as a reward for their great performance. The Swiss watchmaking brand is delighted to be associated with the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM as its Official Partner and Timekeeper. This multisport event is the perfect opportunity for the spectators to discover the Official Watch, a model belonging to the Record collection.

  • September 14, 2018

    Gymnastics

    36th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2018 - Sofia

    As the Official Partner and Official Timekeeper of the 36th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2018 in Sofia, Longines was proud to present the Longines Prize for Elegance to Russia’s Aleksandra Soldatova. She distinguished herself from all participants of the all-around finals for the grace, beauty, harmony, and above all elegance of her performance, a value cherished by Longines. The jury of the Longines Prize for Elegance comprised Walter von Känel, President of Longines, Morinari Watanabe, President of the International Gymnastics Federation, Maria Petrova, Ambassador of the Event – three-time World All-around champion and three-time European All-around champion – and Dmitri Dmitriev, Regional Sales Manager for Longines.   Set up in 1997, the Longines Prize for Elegance takes the form of a trophy representing a gymnast in movement created especially for Longines by the Swiss artist Jean-Pierre Gerber. In addition, the winner received an elegant Longines timepiece and a cheque. During the event, Longines was proud to witness the outstanding performances of its Ambassadors of Elegance, the twin sisters Dina and Arina Averina. The latter won a gold medal in the Hoop, Ball and Club finals, while the former finished third in the Hoop and Club finals. The Russian athletes were seen wearing with the Official Watch of the event, the ladies model of The Longines Master Collection Blue Edition, which displays a sunray blue dial with diamond indexes matching its blue alligator strap. Longines and gymnastics For over thirty years, the brand has been the Official Partner and Timekeeper for artistic and rhythmic gymnastics competitions organized by the International Gymnastics Federation. At these events, Longines provides the necessary infrastructure and personnel for calculating times, presenting scores, processing data (start lists, results, and medals) and displaying it on the results screens, on the commentators’ information system as well as transmitting it to the television companies that are covering the competitions.