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As the Official Partner and Official Timekeeper of the 36th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2018 in Sofia, Longines was proud to present the Longines Prize for Elegance to Russia’s Aleksandra Soldatova. She distinguished herself from all participants of the all-around finals for the grace, beauty, harmony, and above all elegance of her performance, a value cherished by Longines. The jury of the Longines Prize for Elegance comprised Walter von Känel, President of Longines, Morinari Watanabe, President of the International Gymnastics Federation, Maria Petrova, Ambassador of the Event ...
Russian rhythmic gymnasts Arina and Dina Averina were welcomed as members of the Longines family of Ambassadors of Elegance. Born on August 13, 1998, the twin sisters discovered the world of gymnastics at the age of four thanks to their mother. Arina and Dina first appeared in international competitions at the 2011 Russian-Chinese Youth Games where Dina won the gold medal and Arina earned 5th place in the all-around competition. After that, the two gymnasts competed in several tournaments, including the 2015 Corbeil-Essonnes International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament, the 2015 MTK Budapes...
Longines is delighted to announce that Japan’s artistic gymnast Kohei Uchimura has become a member of the Longines family of Ambassadors of Elegance. Born on January 3rd, 1989, Kohei Uchimura was introduced to the world of gymnastics at the age of 3 through his parents, both former gymnasts. In 2007, he joined the Japan’s national gymnastics team and made a spectacular senior debut by claiming a bronze medal in the vault at the World Cup in Paris. The following year he competed in the Beijing Olympic Games where he captured the silver medal in the individual all-around and helped Japan take...
As the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montréal, Longines was proud to present the Longines Prize for Elegance to Brooklyn Moore and Kenzo Shirai. All participants in the individual men and women All-around finals held respectively on Thursday October 5th and Friday October 6th were nominated for this elegant contest.
Brooklyn Moore and Kenzo Shirai impressed the whole jury in displaying perfect coordination and intangible grace, beauty and harmony known as “elegance”, a value which Longines cherishes, as illustrated in its motto “El...