On Sunday, October 15, 2017, the first leg of the 2017/2018 season of the Longines FEI World Cup ™ Jumping Western European League was held in Oslo. Held, the German rider Daniel Deusser riding ‘Cornet’ won the championship. Kevin Staut, the French rider who rode “For Joy van’t Zorgvliet HDC”, finished second, and Edwina Tops-Alexander, the Australian rider who rode “California”, finished third.
Longines is proud to be the title partner, official timekeeper and designated watch of the ‘Longines FIFA World Cup Obstacle League’ (Western European, North American and Chinese League). Elite riders will compete for qualifying points in these leagues to advance to the ‘Longines FIFA World Cup Obstacle Finals’ in Paris in April 2018.
In addition, the audience who entered the competition also had the opportunity to explore the designated watch of the competition, a newest blue model from the Longines Master series. This collection symbolizes the classic elegance and professional watchmaking of the brand. This women’s watch is made of stainless steel with a blue dial, diamond hour markers, a matching blue alligator leather strap and an automatic movement.