Simon Baker welcomes the 2018 Commonwealth Games

    As Official Partner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Longines was proud to welcome the Queen’s Baton to their boutique in London last Thursday August 16th.

    Joining the Queens Baton Relay, Longines Ambassador of Elegance Simon Baker, along with Longines Vice President of Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli, Louise Martin, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation and Ian Metcalfe, Chairman of Commonwealth Games England took part in the relay, bearing the baton which carries a message to the athletes from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The baton travels through all the nations of the Commonwealth until the beginning of the Games in April 2018. The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held on Australia’s beautiful Gold Coast from 4th to 15th April 2018, a place Simon Baker is more than familiar with.

    The Queen’s Baton Relay began its journey in Buckingham Palace in March 1st and is now travelling through the 70 nations or territories of the Commonwealth, covering 230,000 km. The message it carries to the athletes from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be read out at the Opening Ceremony of the Games.

     

    Longines will work as Official Partner for timing, scoring and results for the 2018 Commonwealth Games and will be known as the Official Timekeeper of this large multi-sport event, as well as the Partner of Athletics (Track & Field), Gymnastics, Rugby Sevens and Table Tennis.
    • Show Comments

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    Ads

    ads

    You May Also Like

    Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

    Design Museum. London. Until 15th September   Kubrick is, without a doubt, one of ...

    Celebrating 70 years of Indian modernism

    LONDON – For the 22nd time Christie’s London will set the stage for the ...

    Eisenstein’s October and marking the Russian Revolution on Film

    By Justine Waddell, founder of Kino Klassika It is 100 years since the Russian ...

    The Lavazza Calendar 2018

    Led by company board member Francesca Lavazza, the Lavazza Calendar project is one of ...

    209 Women

    Portcullis House, Houses of ParliamentUntil 14th February 2019 By Lavinia Dickson-Robinson 100 years ago ...

    Nietzsche for our times

    The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) is best known for his declaration that “God ...

    Beth Cullen-Kerridge

    Winner of the 2017 Global Art Award For Sculpture Beth Cullen-Kerridge is warm and ...

    What ‘Hamilton’ teaches us about leadership

    What the musical smash hit ‘Hamilton’ teaches us about leadership of self Written by ...

    Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost is the first UK solo exhibition by Dutch-born, Mexico-based visual artist Jan ...

    This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.