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Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final

Jumping

10/03/2021

The world’s elite riders return to the magnificent city of Barcelona to contend for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final

At the grand Final of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM that took place in the stunning setting of the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona this year, the Swiss watch brand continued playing a pivotal role in supporting the world’s leading riders and providing timekeeping expertise in this elite-level event of show jumping. The climax of the competition had to be the victory of the Netherlands consisting of Maikel van der Vleuten on Beauville Z, Willem Greve on Carambole, Sanne Thijssen on Con Quidam Rb and Harrie Smolders on Monaco. These outstanding talents filled the stadium with energy and, most importantly, with their absolute elegance and pinpoint precision mirroring Longines’ long-term values in watchmaking. Ireland and Belgium finished second and third, respectively, leaving indelible memories to the enraptured spectators with their conviction and tenacity, qualities necessary for them to excel in their future competitions. To reward the winning team, Longines CEO Matthias Breschan, presented elegant Longines timepieces to Team Netherlands for their great performances.

On Saturday October 2nd, Longines further enhanced its strong presence at the event by its association with the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final – the Longines Challenge Cup.  Team Great Britain kept gold in their sights and clinched the victory at this spectacular competition. Team France and Team Norway thrived under pressure and displayed their constant pursuit of excellence by arriving second and third, respectively. To strengthen Longines’ support for the boldest riders in show jumping, the Brand Manager of Longines Spain, Elena Orozco presented elegant Longines timepieces to the winning team for their brilliant victory.

 

During the three-day event, Longines was privileged to present the Official Watch, a brand new moonphase model for women from The Longines Master Collection. A consummate display of elegance, character and purity, this new masterpiece of The Longines Master Collection is both feminine and technical, showcasing the brand’s success of incorporating the aesthetic codes and watchmaking complications into one meticulously designed creation. With its elegant appeal and technical sophistication, this timepiece is the vivacious blend of classic elegance and watchmaking tradition.

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