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Longines Equita Lyon CHI

Jumping

10/31/2021

Swiss rider Martin Fuchs celebrates his epic win of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ at the Longines Equita Lyon, Concours Hippique International

The Longines Equita Lyon, Concours Hippique International, known as the biggest annual equestrian gathering in Europe was staged at Eurexpo Lyon from October 27th to 31st in Lyon, France. As the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of this spectacular event, Longines witnessed 5 days of unrivalled performances delivered by some of the world’s prominent riders and continued solidifying its support for these fine talents who left indelible marks on this elite-level event.

 

On Sunday October 31st, Longines was proud to time the brilliant victory of Martin Fuchs on Chaplin in the second leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western European League. The horse-rider combination gave the fervent spectators the thrills they had been waiting for with his absolute accuracy and consistency in the competition. Joining him for this victorious moment were Eduardo Pereira De Menezes of Brazil on H5 Chaganus and Max Kühner of Austria on Elektric Blue P who came in second and third, respectively. An elegant Longines timepiece was presented to Martin Fuchs for his marvellous performance.

Scott Brash of Great Britain on Hello Vincent marked the climax of the Longines Grand Prix on Friday October 29th by securing an extraordinary victory. Holly Smith of Great Britain on Denver and Petronella Andersson of Sweden on Castres Van De Begijnakker Z also exhibited courage and confidence by finishing second and third. The winner Scott Brash was rewarded with a refined Longines timepiece for having achieved an outstanding level of precision and determination.

 

On this special occasion, Longines was delighted to present the Official Watch of the event, a brand new model for women from The Longines Master Collection. Distinguished by its elegance, character and purity, this refined timepiece featuring a moon phase indicator perfectly incorporates Longines’ watchmaking sophistication and tradition to continue the brand’s relentless pursuit of classic elegance and high performance.

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