[Beijing, October 13, 2019] From October 11th to 14th, the 9th Longines Beijing International Equestrian Masters was elegantly staged at the China National Stadium, bringing together hundreds of domestic and foreign First-class riders and BMW good horses present a series of high-level competition feasts for equestrian lovers.
On October 13th, the highly anticipated Longines Grand Prix kicked off. Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President of Longines Global Markets, Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, joined the elegant image ambassador Zhao Liying, and the new generation strength idols Lin Yanjun and Bi Wen Yan, young actors Xu Kaizheng and Huang Shengchi came to the stadium to experience the elegant charm of equestrian sports at a close range. As a title partner and official timekeeper, Longines presents a new masterpiece series as the designated watch for the race. With elegant design and ingenious craftsmanship, it celebrates the 150 years of longines and equestrian sports.
Mr. Zhang Xiaoning, Chairman of the Chinese Equestrian Association, Mr. Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President of Longines Global Marketing, Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, and Ms. Li Jing, President of Tome Equestrian, together with Zhao Liying, Longines’ Elegant Ambassador, presented awards to the winners of the Longines Grand Prix .
Award ceremony (from left to right), runner-up of the race, German rider Daniel Deusser, winner of the race, French rider Penelope Leprevost, runner-up of the race, Chinese rider Zhang Bin, Ms. Li Jing, President of Tome Equestrian, Mr. Zhang Xiaoning, Chairman of China Equestrian Association, Mr. Zhao Liying, Longines Elegant Ambassador, Mr. Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President of Longines Global Market, and Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China.
A luxurious lineup of Bird’s Nest, presenting a wonderful equestrian feast
From October 11th to 14th, the 9th Longines Beijing International Equestrian Masters Tournament was staged at the Bird’s Nest of the National Stadium of China. Nearly 300 pairs of horses and horses from home and abroad competed in the same field, competing for 2.03 million yuan in 7 competition levels Total bonus. Chinese riders who are about to compete in the Olympic Games, including Liu Tongyan and Li Zhenqiang, compete with internationally renowned riders such as Henrik von Eckermann and Gregory Wathelet. Equestrian lovers bring a high-level equestrian feast.
French rider Penelope Leprevost wins the Longines Grand Prix at Cenai
Runner-up of Longines Grand Prix, German rider Daniel Deusser sprints Leonidas on hurdle
Chinese rider Zhang Bince rides the love horse Fetti Cash to win the Longines Grand Prix
As the title partner, official timekeeper and designated watch, Longines provides accurate timekeeping services for the event and honors the highly anticipated Longines Grand Prix. On October 13, after a fierce competition, female rider Penelope Leprevost from France won the championship with outstanding performance, while German rider Daniel Deusser and from China Rider Zhang Bin ranked second and third. Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President of Longines Global Markets, and Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, together with Longines Elegant Ambassador Zhao Liying presented awards to award-winning riders and awarded Longines timepieces.
Zhao Liying leads the stars to start an elegant equestrian journey
On October 13th, Zhao Liying, the elegant ambassador of Longines, joined hands with the bright stars: young generation idols Lin Yanjun and Bi Wenji, young actors Xu Kaiji and Huang Shengchi appeared in the bird’s nest to start an elegant equestrian journey.
Longines Blue Carpet (from left to right) Mr. Matthieu Baumgartner, Vice President of Longines Global Marketing, Zhao Liying, Longines Elegant Ambassador, and Li Li, Vice President of Longines China
The stars dressed in Chinese costumes appeared in front of the blue carpet, showing the elegant style of equestrian sports. Stop at the Longines watch exhibition area and learn about the 150 years of longines and equestrian history through the equestrian history wall and rich and interesting interactive devices. In front of the Trojan, start a fantasy experience; or change into a rider suit to become a knight, go deep into the green field and interact with the horses closely, feel the knight spirit of unity of horses, trust and respect; watch the exciting Longines Grand Prix, feel the riders and horses Exciting excitement.
Longines elegant ambassador Zhao Liying appeared in the Longines exhibition area
Lin Yanjun, a close friend of Longines brand, wears a knight suit and interacts closely with the horse
Long-time friend of the Longines brand Xu Kaizheng presents a new masterpiece moon phase watch
Bi Wenyi, a longtime brand friend, visits the Longines exhibition area
Huang Shengchi, Longines’ best friend, watches equestrian events
Masterpiece series is the designated watch for the event, interpreting 150 years of equestrian passion
The Longines exhibition area presents an elegant experience space
In this opportunity, Longines presents a new masterpiece series as the designated watch for the event. Since its launch in 2005, the master craftsman series has been favored for its craftsmanship and elegant design. The new model has a moon phase display window at 6 o’clock, which cleverly integrates the moon phase and the date display, presenting a simple and clean new layout. It is equipped with an exclusive L899 automatic mechanical movement, which inherits the 187 years of watchmaking tradition of Longines. Praise Longines’ 150 years of enthusiasm for equestrianism; precise travel time is just like the continuous cooperation and calm judgment of riders and horses on the field, witnessing the exciting moments of excitement on the field.
The Longines exhibition area presents an elegant experience space
Longines’ passion for equestrian sports can be traced back to 1869. At that time, Longines created a pocket watch with a case engraved with horses, which opened a deep relationship with equestrian sports for 150 years. In 1878, Longines created A chronograph was used to time many equestrian events at the time with the accuracy of seconds. In 1912, Longines was the official timekeeper for the international equestrian obstacle course. To date, Longines has been widely involved in equestrian sports such as carriage racing, dressage, three-day racing, horse racing and obstacle course.
On this equestrian event, Longines also joined hands with Tmall to debut the National Stadium Bird’s Nest with a giant banner. As an important stop for lighting the global landmarks on Double Eleven in 2019, it took the lead to start the warm-up of Tmall Global Carnival and pass “Help Your Wish 11 The theme of the Double Eleven Campaign. Longines also hopes to accompany more consumers through this activity and feel the unique charm of elegant sports and modern lifestyle.