Skip to main navigation Skip to content

Longines China Tour


September 16, 2018

The Longines China Tour of Beijing Great Wall marked by the victory of Vincent Vermeulen in the Longines Grand Prix

This weekend was marked by the first leg of the Longines China Tour, which took place for the very first time in an exceptional venue: the Great Wall in Beijing.

Dutch rider Vincent Vermeulen riding Ceylon claimed the victory in the Longines Grand Prix, finishing ahead of Kenneth Cheng on Chaccopia and Jirigala Erdeng on Brikibo vd Bosbeek. In recognition for his exceptional performance, Vermeulen was presented with an elegant timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice president and Head of International Marketing.

In line with its motto “Elegance is an Attitude”, the Swiss watch brand was also proud to welcome three Chinese celebrities to the event, namely Xiong Zi Qi, Wu Xin, and Xing Zhao Lin.

During the Longines China Tour of Beijing Great Wall, the brand highlighted a ladies model from the Record collection, combining elegance and excellence. Displaying a mother-of-pearl dial and diamond indexes, this timepiece is chronometer-certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), a designation awarded to all of the pieces in the Record collection.

Follow the live results of all Longines competitions on Building on its in-house expertise, the Swiss watch brand Longines gradually built a special relationship with the world of sport. It can count now many years of experience as a timekeeper for world championships in sport or as a partner of international sports federations.