As the FEI's Top Partner, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to participate in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final, which offered four days of breathtaking competitions held at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona. In Its quality of Official Timekeeper, Longines timed the great victory of Team Ireland comprised of Peter Moloney on Chianti's Champion, Paul O’Shea on Skara Glen's Machu Picchu, Darragh Kenny on Balou du Reventon and Cian O’Connor on PSD Final. Belgium’s representatives took the second place followed by Team Sweden. This competition marked the end of an exciting 2019 season made up of fourteen legs across Europe, USA, Canada and UAE, during which the teams earned the qualifying points to get their tickets for the grand Final.
On the occasion of this world-class event, Longines was delighted to welcome a very special guest, its Ambassador of Elegance Simon Baker who took part in a show jumping event for the very first time. He witnessed the sports achievements of Team Spain made up Alberto Marquez Galobardes on Ucello Massuere, Eduardo Alvarez Aznar on Rokfeller de Pleville Bois Margot, Santiago Nunez Riva on Valentino de Hus Z and Sergio Alvarez Moya on Jet Run, who jumped to victory in front of an euphoric crowd in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final - Challenge Cup. Team Netherlands secured second place ahead of the Brazilian representatives.
Over the weekend, the spectators had the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, a model from the iconic HydroConquest collection. This line combines classic elegance and watchmaking excellence, both distinguishing hallmarks of the winged hourglass brand. Drawing inspiration from the fascinating world of water sports, the pieces from this collection display a bezel enhanced by a ceramic coloured insert, which matches the colour of the dial and brings them a modernized design and sporty silhouette.