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Business – Omega extends deal with IOC

MUMBAI: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced an extension to its current partnership with Omega through 2020, including the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) in Sochi, Russia, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016), the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (2018) and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (2020).

The announcement, made at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, means that Omega will continue as the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games, bringing its relationship with the Olympic movement to a total of 29 Olympic Games.

IOC marketing commission chairman Gerhard Heiberg said, “Omega works in close collaboration with our other technology partners to provide integrated technology support to the organising committees of the Olympic Games.”

Omega president Stephen Urquhart added, “Since 1932 the Olympic Games have provided us with a unique platform to convey our message of precision, quality and innovation in a fitting environment.”

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October 1, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

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