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Lisa Nooren Speeds to Victory at the Longines Grand Prix of CSI A Coruña’s Winter Edition

Many of the top riders and horses in equestrian headed to Spain for the 31st running of the CSI A Coruña winter edition, of which Longines was the Main Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch from 11 to 13 December 2015. The Swiss watch maker presented the highlight of the weekend: the Longines Grand Prix won by Netherland’s Lisa Nooren on Vdl Groep Centora De Wallyro.

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Top riders from both the national and international scene vied for first place at the CSI five-star rated competitions, of which four of them count towards rider’s points on the Longines FEI rankings, with the culminating competition of Longines Grand Prix on Saturday.

As the Official Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch of the Spanish equestrian centre of Casas Novas, Longines had the honor to time the victory of Netherland’s Lisa Nooren on Vdl Groep Centora De Wallyro at the Longines Grand Prix of the CSI A Coruña’s winter edition on Saturday 12 December 2015. At the prize giving ceremony, the winner received an elegant Longines watch from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing.

As the Official Watch of the CSI A Coruña, Longines presented a lady model of the new Longines DolceVita, which represents the contemporary elegance of the Longines watchmaking brand worldwide.

Longines’ passion for equestrian sports dates back to 1878, when it produced a timepiece engraved with a jockey and his mount. First involved in flat racing, the company quickly became the partner of show-jumping competitions with its first ever commitment to an international show jumping competition in Portugal in 1912. Today, Longines’ support of equestrian disciplines includes show jumping, flat racing, eventing and endurance.

Longines has been based at Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832. Its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance. Longines has generations of experience as official timekeeper of world championships and as partner of international sports federation. Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the World’s leading manufacturer of horological products. With the winged hourglass as its emblem, the brand has outlets in over 150 countries.

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Dominique Curchod, +37797701165
publicrelations@longines.com

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