Longines to become Title Partner of the Longines FEI European Championships 2019 in Rotterdam

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As part of its long-lasting commitment to equestrian sports, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines is proud to announce its partnership with the Longines FEI European Championships 2019, to be held from 19-25 August in Rotterdam (NL). As per the previous edition held in Gothenburg in 2017, Longines is proud to be the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of this year's event, bringing together the best riders and horses in the disciplines of Jumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage from all over Europe.

Het horlogemerk met de kenmerkende gevleugelde zandloper in haar beeldmerk is verheugd onderdeel te zijn van de Longines FEI Europese Kampioenschappen 2019 die van 19 t/m 25 augustus hippische topsport naar het Kralingse Bos en de Kralingse Plas brengen. Longines wordt Title Partner, Official Time Keeper en Official Watch van het evenement. Daarnaast biedt Longines de winnaars in de verschillende disciplines nog een elegant horloge aan als beloning voor hun uitzonderlijke prestaties.

The winged-hourglass brand is delighted to be part of the Longines FEI European Championships 2019, which will be held from 19 to 25 August in Rotterdam (NL) with equestrian top sports events taking place at Kralingse Bos and Kralingse Plas. On this occasion, Longines will serve as its Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch. Besides, the brand will have the great pleasure to grant the winners in the different disciplines with elegant timepieces as a celebration of their great performances.

Matthieu Baumgartner, Longines Vice President, commented: "Our support to equestrian sports dates back more than a century and a half and we are now associated with many of its disciplines. This new partnership with the Longines FEI European Championships 2019 as its Title Partner is perfectly in line with our long-lasting commitment to these sports. We look forward to timing the participants' sports achievements as the Official Timekeeper of these Championships and to present the medalists with elegant Longines timepieces.

"I am very proud to announce Longines as our Title Partner for the upcoming European Championships in Rotterdam", says Belle de Bruin, President of the Longines FEI European Championships 2019. "In Rotterdam, we have a long-standing partnership with Longines for the CHIO Rotterdam and this partnership has turned over the years into a great collaboration for great parties. These Longines FEI European Championships will be the largest international equestrian event ever organized in Rotterdam and one of the largest in the Netherlands. This deserves a strong and elegant brand as Title Partner".

photo credits: Jessica Pijlman

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