FIS Alpine Ski World Championsships Women & Men
February 21, 2021
Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to take part in the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships held in Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy) from 7-21 February.
The 2021 FIS Alpine Ski Championships came to an end on Sunday in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Known as the "Queen of the Dolomites", the small town of the Northern province of Belluno In Veneto welcomed, for two exciting weeks of sports performances, the best skiers of the world.
During the fifteen days of breathtaking competitions gathering the best riders from all over the world, Longines timed and witnessed great sports achievements. The brand seizes the opportunity to warmly congratulate its Longines Athletes Mikaela Shiffrin and Loïc Meillard, who have succeeded in winning a total of six medals.
On the first hand, Mikaela Shiffrin whose success is only equalled by her incredible talent, reigned supreme in the women’s alpine combined. She took silver at the women's giant slalom and completed this impressive performance with two bronze medals in the super-G and slalom.
On the other hand, Swiss 24-year-old talented skier Loïc Meillard's hard work came to fruition with two bronze medals: one in men's alpine combined and another in men's parallel.
Longines was also pleased to cheer up Swiss ski racer Marco Odermatt, who earned a well deserved fourth place at the men's downhill.
Last but not least, Longines witnessed the great performances of its ski slalom athletes, the newly appointed France's Clément Noël and the Switzerland’s Mélanie Meillard.
Longines & Ski
Official Main Partner and Official Timekeeper of the International Skiing Federation (FIS) since 2006, Longines enjoys a significant historical know-how in the discipline, which started in 1924 when the brand timed a military ski race in Saint-Imier, Switzerland. Today, the brand is delighted to provide the backbone of results management at all Alpine Ski World Cup and World Championships events.
Follow the live results of all Longines competitions on www.longinestiming.com. Building on its in-house expertise, the Swiss watch brand Longines gradually built a special relationship with the world of sport. It can count now many years of experience as a timekeeper for world championships in sport or as a partner of international sports federations.www.longinestiming.com