Hopefully, we will peak at Commonwealth Games: Olympian swimmer Sajan Prakash at the launch of HydroConquest commonwealth games limited edition watch
New Delhi, 27th April 2022: Longines, today announced the launch of the HydroConquest XXII Commonweath Games watch in India. The watch was unveiled by renowned actor and Longines Friend of the Brand Vikrant Massey along with ace swimmerSajan Prakash at The Imperial Hotel in Janpath. The launch witnessed the amalgamation of sophisticated watchmaking expertise and world-class design, in honor of the forthcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The story between Longines and the Commonwealth Games began in the past century, with the 1962 Games in Perth (Australia).It continued with the 2014 edition in Glasgow (Scotland) and 2018 edition in Gold Coast (Australia). A new milestone was set in 2020 with the conclusion of a historic partnership, in which the brand will continue to use its timekeeping expertise in the 2022, 2026 and 2030 Games.
Longines will be the Official Partner & Timekeeper of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham (England). This exclusive edition, limited to 2,022 pieces, celebrates one of the world’s greatest sporting events, which sees athletes from 72 Commonwealth nations and territories compete against each other
Speaking at the event, the ace swimmer, Sajan Prakash said, “As a sportsperson, I always look for style with comfort and ease which this Longines XXIICommonwealthGames Watch exudes. I wish the brand all the very best with this limited edition time-piece and I hope it popularizes the Commonwealth Games in India. I am very proud to represent our country at the Games and am looking forward to witnessing Longines the Official Timekeeper of the Games.”
The watches in this line are distinguished by their daring design, taking up the codes of diving and aimed at demanding athletes. Water resistance to 300 meters, a unidirectional rotating bezel, a screw-down crown and case back, and a double security folding clasp with an integrated diving extension piece are all features that emphasize the style of these timepieces.
The HydroConquest XXII Commonwealth Games watch proudly displays the vivid colours of the event logo on its black ceramic bezel, as well as on the minute-track of its black sunray dial. Its 41 mm steel case contains an exclusive self-winding movement with a silicon balance spring to ensure high precision and a longer life span. These characteristics further enhance high-level performance and allow Longines to provide this watch with a 5-year warranty. To accentuate the uniqueness of this model, the case back is engraved with the Birmingham 2022 logo and “Limited Edition – 1 out of 2022”. A stainless-steel bracelet completes this timepiece with sporty and modern lines.