Russian Federation President’s Cup
June 10, 2018
Longines is proud to have timed the remarkable victory of Stanislav Kruglykhin on Conard Lord at the Russian Federation President’s Cup
For the third year in a row, Longines was proud to be the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the Russian Federation President’s Cup, which was held on Sunday June 10th at the Central Moscow Hippodrome. Longines President Walter von Känel attended the event and witnessed the victory of Stanislav Kruglykhin on Conard. He was rewarded with an elegant Longines timepiece from the hands of Longines President, as a reward for his great performance.
This equestrian rendezvous is the most important and prestigious competition in Russia for thoroughbreds. For this reason, the Russian President Vladimir Poutine attends this event every year, as well as equestrian professionals, lovers and the Muscovite population.
This thrilling race was the occasion chosen by the brand to highlight the Official Watch of the event, its new Conquest V.H.P. Very High Precision model. This timepiece represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. Displaying a silver dial, this watch houses an ultra-precise movement (+-5 seconds/year), as well as a perpetual calendar.Longines has been partnering with equestrian sports for more than a century. Today, the involvement of the winged hourglass brand in equestrian sports includes flat racing, show jumping, eventing, endurance, driving and dressage. In these disciplines, our brand is associated with international institutions and events, lends its name to world’s rankings, as well as awards titles and distinctions to outstanding athletes and personalities of the equestrian world. Finally, the close relations that Longines has with this world also relate to the common values of elegance, tradition and performance.