On the occasion of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games which will take place in Vancouver (Canada) in February, the Omega watch brand inaugurates an exhibition within his cultural space of the shop of the Champs Elysées in Paris.
Brand invites so the lovers horological and chronometric upcoming discover the history of Omega and its involvement as official timekeeper of the Olympic Games since 1932 in nowadays.
On this occasion you can admire unique pieces loaned by the historical Museum Omega in Bienne, as one of the 30 Chronographs used in Los Angeles in 1932 for the timing of all competitions.
February 12, 2010, the opening ceremony which will take place in Vancouver will give the kickoff of the 24th Olympic Games timed by Swiss experts. At each Olympiad, Omega is proud to put patek philippe replica themselves at the service of extraordinary athletes from around the world.
Note also that brand 'lighthouse' of the Swatch Group has just signed a contract with the IOC extending their association until 2020.
The french sprinter Christophe Lemaitre has been awarded this weekend, a watch Omega Speedmaster on the occasion of the European Athletics Championships in Bercy Hall.
The watch brand Omega, official timekeeper of the European Athletics Indoor Championships met this weekend, three-time Champion of Europe, Christophe Lemaitre at Bercy during the European Athletics Championships in door.
On this occasion, Frédéric Bondoux, Director France Omega, wanted to pay tribute to the superb performance of the French sprinter, offering him the first watch worn on the Moon, the Speedmaster professional Moonwatch (necessarily "master of speed"... for a sprinter!).
Christophe Lemaitre, is the current holder of the records of France in the 100 m (9 s 97, which made him the first white sprinter to run in less than ten seconds on this discipline) and 200 m (20 s 16)
August 1, 2010 in Barcelona, he became the first sprinter to win three titles at the same European Championships, with victories in the 100 m (10 s 11), 200 m (20 s 37) and the title of the 4 × 100 relay metres (38 s 11). He is also the world junior 200 m champion and record holder of the 100 m in 10 s 045 junior Europe.
Christophe Lemaître also received this year, the award of the best sportsman of the year 2010 and won the bronze medal this weekend during the final of the 60 metres at the European Athletics Indoor at Bercy Championships.
In the film "The American" by Anton Corbijn (2010), George Clooney, wears an Omega Speedmaster on black crocodile leather strap.
Jack is a skilled, experienced Hitman. Always on alert, there is no binding. When a mission goes wrong and cost him the life of the woman he loves, he made the promise that his next contract will be the last.
This ultimate mission led him in a picturesque Italian village in high hills. But for Jack, each location may be a trap and every person a threat. However, it takes taste confidences exchanged around an armagnac with the priest of the village, and can be lead in an affair with a beautiful Italian.
But by lowering the guard, Jack takes perhaps risks. A threat seems to be closer, and the mysterious woman who hired him is perhaps not what it claims. While Jack, more wary, planning to live, to love and to die in Italy, tension mounts up to the ultimate confrontation, in the maze of the steep streets of the village.