The Rio Olympic Games are in full swing, and outside the stadium, the Olympic-related activities are equally exciting and not to be missed. Omega, the famous Swiss watch brand that is officially timed for the Olympic Games, has just ushered in a special event called ‘Legend of Swimming’ on August 15th in the Omega House on Ipanema Beach.
Michael Phelps, Chad Le Clos and Alexander Popov at the Omega House ‘Legend of Swimming’ special event
This ‘swimsuit legend’ special event can be described as a multitude of stars. Omega celebrity ambassadors and Olympic swimmers Michael Phelps (Chad Le Clos) both appeared at the event. . In addition, Alexander Popov, another celebrity ambassador to Omega, was also present, and the former Olympic athlete from Russia is recognized as one of the outstanding short distance freestyle swimmers.
Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos at Omega House
Both Phelps and Le Clos have achieved impressive results in the Rio Olympics. ‘Flying Fish’ Michael Phelps once again won a piece of hardware and silver, creating an incredible pool history with a personal professional medal record of 23 Olympic gold medals and 28 Olympic medals. After entering the event scene, Phelps reviewed the Rio Olympic Games time with the guests present. ‘This is the best way to end my career. I think everything is finally settled. Rio is the last Olympic Games I participated in, and here I have also completed my last few games. Recently in my mind I have been circling these thoughts, and I feel very emotional. ‘
Michael Phelps gives autographed photos to Omega House
In the Olympic Games, the winner of two Olympic silver medals, Le Clos, also shared his feelings about Phelps’ retirement and talked about his hopes for the future: ‘Michael has always inspired me, So it’s hard for me to imagine that he is going to retire. I once asked euphemistically if he could stick with it for another year or two, but now he really wants to leave the swimming pool, and it makes me feel that I have a lot of goals to work on , Such as a world record. I still have a lot of potential in me that is not fully shown to the world. ‘
Chad Le Clos gives autographed photos to Omega House
The other distinguished guest of the night was Alexander Popov. The omega celebrity ambassador has won nine Olympic medals, and this year he is also a member of the International Olympic Committee of the Rio Olympics. Speaking of the Olympics, Popov told guests: ‘The Rio Olympics are very Brazilian. From the opening ceremony, the organization of the event, the preparation of food, to the cultural atmosphere of the stadium, the color mix, and the construction of the infrastructure The design, the transportation during the competition, and so on, all impressed us with this Olympic Games held in Rio. ‘
Alexander Popov gives autographed photos to Omega House
For many years, Omega has been at the forefront of swimming timing technology. In addition to providing timing services for the world’s top swimming and diving events, Omega is also committed to developing highly accurate timing equipment for swimming pools. As the official timing of the Olympic Games, during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Omega has always stood by the pool, and is proud to record and witness each Olympic moment.
Mr. Raynald Aeschlimann, Omega Global President and CEO, is also a loyal viewer of the Olympic swimming competition. At the beginning of the event, he said to all guests, ‘In swimming, even the slightest difference is very important. Omega has always been committed to accurately timing water sports. For those great swimmers, we escort them. We feel There is no one to blame. Both Phelps and Le Clos brought amazing performance to Rio audiences. I really feel that I have witnessed the true swimming legend with people all over the world. We deeply for them Feel proud. ‘
Omega House ‘Swimming Pool Legend’ Special Event
Omega gloriously released three new AQUA TERRA 150-meter ‘Coaxial’ watches in this summer’s glory, commemorating the important role played by the brand in this event.
The watch has a diameter of 41.50 mm and a polished and frosted stainless steel case with a bracelet of the same material. On the back of the case, abrasion-resistant sapphire crystals reveal the beauty of the Omega 8500 Co-Axial movement. The movement is resistant to strong magnetic fields of up to 15,000 Gauss.
Inspired by Rio’s unique enthusiasm and vitality, Omega took inspiration from the prestigious Copacabana beach and evolved the mosaic design on the sidewalk into a rippled pattern on the dial. The dial is available in three colors: black lacquer, silver and blue.
On the blue and black dials, 18K gold scales and hands coated with Super-Luminova luminous coating complement each other and printed with the Omega brand logo made of 18K gold. The silver dial features rhodium-plated indexes and hands coated with Super-Luminova, and bears the rhodium-plated Omega logo.
The new Omega Seahorse AQUA TERRA 150m ‘Co-Axial’ watch is water resistant to 150m (500ft / 15 atm). Omega pledges a four-year warranty for these three watches and has begun selling them at Omega stores. At present, the domestic price of the silver dial is 44,800 CNY, and the black lacquer and blue dial are 45,700 CNY.