Longines Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
On February 9 2017, Longines was announced as the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Official Partner for timing, scoring and results, and will be known as the Official Timekeeper.
With over a year until the Opening Ceremony of the largest multi-sport event to be held in Australia this decade, Longines becomes the first international Tier One Partner to join the well-respected brands supporting GC2018.
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation Chairman, Peter Beattie said Longines’ world renowned experience in delivering Games timing, scoring and results were absolutely critical to delivering a great 2018 Games. “With 6,600 athletes demonstrating greatness rarely seen on the field, track or in the pool, Longines will be delivering precise timing, scoring and result services to feed the global broadcast and provide official results for every heat, match and final across every event at GC2018,” Mr Beattie said.
“For GC2018, signing our first international tier one partner with over one year to go, illustrates the reputation GC2018 are developing as a strong brand with international appeal. “In terms of tradition, Longines has been a long-time supporter of the Commonwealth Games movement having delivered timing services to the Perth 1962 Commonwealth Games and most recently being a partner of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. “Longines support, performance and expertise as the Official Timekeeper is critical to delivering large multi-sport events and I welcome them to the GC2018 Family,” Mr Beattie said.
Based in St. Imier since 1832, Longines has a long tradition in watchmaking, characterised by the elegance of its watches. Using expertise gained as the company has evolved, Longines has gradually forged ties with the world of sport, where it demonstrates its excellence in precision timekeeping. Today, Longines is the oldest brand still in business, unchanged, in the international registers held by the World Intellectual Property Organization...Find out more >
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