Longines Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final
Thrilling sports performances and emotional moments at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final with Longines Ambassador of Elegance Simon Baker.
As the FEI's Top Partner, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to participate in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final, which offered four days of competitions held at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona. In Its quality of Official Timekeeper, Longines timed the great victory of Team Ireland comprised of Peter Moloney on Chianti's Champion, Paul O’Shea on Skara Glen's Machu Picchu, Darragh Kenny on Balou du Reventon and Cian O’Connor on PSD Final. Belgium’s representatives took the second place followed by Team Sweden. This competition marked the end of the 2019 season made up of fourteen legs across Europe, USA, Canada and UAE, during which the teams earned the qualifying points to get their tickets for the grand Final.
On the occasion of this world-class event which ended on October 6th, Longines was delighted to welcome a very special guest, its Ambassador of Elegance Simon Baker who took part in a show jumping event for the very first time. He witnessed the sports achievements of Team Spain made up Alberto Marquez Galobardes on Ucello Massuere, Eduardo Alvarez Aznar on Rokfeller de Pleville Bois Margot, Santiago Nunez Riva on Valentino de Hus Z and Sergio Alvarez Moya on Jet Run, who jumped to victory in front of an euphoric crowd in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final - Challenge Cup. Team Netherlands secured second place ahead of the Brazilian representatives.
Simon Baker © Longines
Over the weekend, the spectators had the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, a model from the iconic HydroConquest collection. This line combines classic elegance and watchmaking excellence, both distinguishing hallmarks of the winged hourglass brand. Drawing inspiration from the world of water sports, the pieces from this collection display a bezel enhanced by a ceramic coloured insert, which matches the colour of the dial and brings them a modernized design and sporty silhouette.
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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