Jumping Longines Crans-Montana
Today’s “Grand Prix Longines”, which took place in the frame of the Jumping Longines Crans-Montana, saw the victory of Switzerland’s Philippe Putallaz on Ouessant de Perhet. He was followed by Irish rider Damien Dixon with Quelqu”Un Des Mets on the second and Swiss rider Vincent Deller with Worissa S Whinny on the third place. The winner received a timeless Longines watch from the hands of Christophe Jeanneret, Brand Manager for Longines Switzerland and Charles Villoz, Longines Vice President.
The Swiss watch brand supported the equestrian event in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, for the first time as Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. With this new partnership, Longines reinforces its worldwide commitment to equestrian sports. Besides Basel, Zurich, St. Gallen, Ascona, St. Moritz and Lausanne, the Jumping Longines Crans-Montana is the seventh show-jumping event in Switzerland which counts on Longines’ know-how and support.
The Official Watch of the event was a model of the Longines Master Collection. This line brings together the classical elegance and excellent quality which never cease to delight those who appreciate exceptional timepieces.Longines looks back on a rich tradition in equestrian sports. The brand’s enthusiasm for these disciplines goes back to the year 1878, when Longines first produced a chronograph on which a jockey and his horse were engraved. Furthermore, Longines has been committed to competitions in show- jumping since 1912. Today Longines is active in equestrian sports in the disciplines of show-jumping, eventing, flat racing, endurance and dressage.