Longines Longines FEI European Championships
Longines announces its partnership with the Longines FEI European Championships, held every two years. This year, it will be staged in the city centre of Gothenburg in Sweden, from 21 to 27 August.
The 2017 edition of the Longines FEI European Championships will be held in Gothenburg with events at the Ullevi Stadium, Heden Arena and Slottsskogen City Park. Longines is associated with this event as the Title Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch. Over 300 of Europe’s top equestrian riders and drivers will meet to compete for medals in Jumping, Dressage, Driving and Para-Equestrian Dressage. Competitors and horses from thirty countries will be involved in the championships.
Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing, comments: “We are supporting equestrian sports on a long term basis and are associated with many of its disciplines, such as racing, jumping, endurance, eventing, dressage and driving. Our new partnership with the Longines FEI European Championships as Title Partner corresponds to our further and continuous commitment to these sports. We will serve with great pride as the Official Timekeeper of these 7-day championships and also grant an elegant Longines timepiece to the best athletes in order to celebrate their sports achievement. Finally, the spectators in Gothenburg will get the opportunity to discover the Official Watch, which we are presenting for this major event.”
As part of its partnership with the FEI, Longines is lending its name to the FEI world ranking for riders: the Longines Rankings. The brand is the Official Partner of the three indoor series (the Western European, Chinese and North American Leagues) and the Final of the Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping, as well as the outdoor series and the Final of the FEI Nations CupTM Jumping.
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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