May 27, 2018, Chengdu, China. The 2018 Longines International Horse Federation venue obstacle World Cup China League Chengdu successfully concluded in the West China International Expo City. In the Longines Grand Prix as the finale, Chinese rider Norah Amaty Abai won the crown. Longines, a famous Swiss watch manufacturer, is named as the title partner and official timekeeper of the event, and presents the official V.H.P. watch of the Concas series, which pays tribute to the knight spirit and elegant attitude of equestrian sports.
On May 27th, the 2018 Longines International Horse Federation venue obstacle World Cup China League Chengdu stood in the final stage of the Western China International Expo City. In the Longines Grand Prix held in the afternoon, Chinese rider Norah Amaty Abai won the championship with zero penalty points and 37.87 seconds in the playoffs. Chinese rider Liu Tongyan and Belgian rider Maenhaut Jolien won second and third place respectively. Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, presented the prize to the champion rider and awarded him a masterpiece of Longines timepieces.
With a 186-year-old Swiss watchmaking tradition and a continued passion for equestrian sports, Longines has long been the official timekeeper for world equestrian events and has launched elegant and precise masterpieces. At the event, Longines presented the Concas V.H.P. watch as the designated watch, paying tribute to the long-standing relationship between Longines and equestrian sports for nearly 140 years. The Concas VHP watch is equipped with an exclusive quartz movement, equipped with a unique GPD (gear position detection) system, which can reset the hands after being affected by the magnetic field. The annual error is only ± 5 seconds, showing that Longines is in the field of quartz timing. New achievement.
The cavalier spirit reflected in the equestrian obstacle course is to keep calm and confident at all times, to bring sufficient sense of security to the horses; to respect the emotions and needs of the horses with the attitude of a partner; and also to get up after accidentally falling off the horse Reassure the horse and regain the tenacity of riding on horseback. This cavalier spirit that emphasizes self-confidence, respect, and fall and fight is also the elegant attitude Longines has long held.
The link between Longines and equestrian sports dates back to 1878. At that time, Longines produced a chronograph with a rider and his mount engraved on the case back. In 1912, Longines was the first official timekeeper for the International Equestrian Obstacle Race. Today, Longines has been widely involved in equestrian events such as obstacle course, flat horse race, endurance race, three-day race and so on.