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Multiple world record and commonwealth records honoured at longines records club

2018-04-19

Nigerian athlete Esther Oyema was honored at the final Longines Record Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Longines Records Club on the last day of competition. Esther Oyema, who lifted a very impressive 131kg in the woman’s para powerlifting up to 50kg event, was presented a limited edition Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games watch. She is one of nine athletes and teams to break world records during the Commonwealth Games. Longines Vice President Charles Villoz, presented the watch to the athlete, as well as a certificate of achievement a donation in her na...

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Multiple world record and commonwealth records honoured at longines records club

Closing Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

2018-04-19

On 15 April, Longines celebrated the conclusion of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) alongside its long-standing Ambassador of Elegance and Australian actor, Simon Baker. The Closing Ceremony paid tribute to the remarkable performances of Commonwealth athletes at Carrara Stadium and concluded with the passing of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games baton.

As the Official Timekeeper of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Longines displayed its timing excellence throughout the 11 days of intense competition, capturing 9 record-breaking performances.

Across Longines’ ...

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Closing Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Longines Celebrates Men in Sport at Longines Records Club

2018-04-17

Today, Longines proudly celebrated the success of men in sport by holding a special luncheon at Longines Records Club on Broadbeach. Longines had the honor of welcoming some of the best athletes in the world, including Longines Friends and Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) athletes, Cameron McEvoy and James Roberts.

Other notable guests included Australian swimmer Mitch Larkin, Australian race walker Dane Bird-Smith, Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan, South African sprinter Henricho Bruintjies, Former Australian tennis player Todd Woodbridge, Former champion Australian / American ...

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Longines Celebrates Men in Sport at Longines Records Club

MULTIPLE WORLD RECORD AND COMMONWEALTH RECORDS HONOURED AT LONGINES RECORDS CLUB

2018-04-17

The best of the Commonwealth Games athletes came together for the busiest morning yet at Longines Records Club, with three world records and 11 Commonwealth Games records honoured in a special morning at the Broadbeach location.

Longines, the Official Timekeeper and Official Partner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), is committed to honouring every World Record broken at GC2018, by presenting world record breakers a limited edition Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games watch, a certificate and a donation in their name to UNICEF. In addition, Commonwealth Gam...

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MULTIPLE WORLD RECORD AND COMMONWEALTH RECORDS HONOURED AT LONGINES RECORDS CLUB

South african sprinter breaks world record

2018-04-11

South African sprinter Charl Du Toit broke the world record in the T47 100m sprint in front of a packed crowd at Carrara Stadium on Monday night. In a time of 11.35 seconds, Du Toit consolidated himself as one of the world’s best athletes when it comes to the para events in the sport of athletics.

Longines, as Official Timekepper and partner of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, is set to acknowledge all world record holders with the Longines Records Ceremonies at Longines Records Club, in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.%break%Athletes or teams who break the world record and come to t...

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South african sprinter breaks world record

TWO MORE ATHLETES HONOURS AT THE LONGINES RECORDS CLUB FOR BREAKING COMMONWEALTH GAMES RECORDS

2018-04-11

Two more athletes were honoured on 11 April 2018 at the Longines Records Club on the Gold Coast for breaking Commonwealth Games records.

Longines is committed to honouring Commonwealth Games records at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, by presenting the athlete or team a certificate plus a donation to UNICEF.

Fijian weightlifter Eeillen Cikamatana received two certificates for breaking two Commonwealth Games records in the women’s 90ks Clean & Jerk competition.

After that, Pakistani weightlifter Talha Talib received a certificate for his Commonwealth Games record in the men’s...

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TWO MORE ATHLETES HONOURS AT THE LONGINES RECORDS CLUB FOR BREAKING COMMONWEALTH GAMES RECORDS

ANOTHER WORLD RECORD BROKEN ON THE GOLD COAST

2018-04-11

After seven days of competition, ten world records have already been broken at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, which is one more than the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where nine world records were broken.

The latest world record to be broken was by Nigerian female athlete Esther Oyema, who broke the world record in the women’s up to 50kg in the Powerlifting competition, where she lifted and impressive 131kg.

Longines, as Official Timekeeper and Partner of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, is set to acknowledge all world record holders with the Longines Records Cer...

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ANOTHER WORLD RECORD BROKEN ON THE GOLD COAST

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