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As the kick-off of the first Swiss stage of the Longines Masters approaches, book your tickets now to attend what… Artikel lesen

Marike Weber
15.06.2019 2 min lesen

As the kick-off of the first Swiss stage of the Longines Masters approaches, book your tickets now to attend what promises to be a memorable event for equestrian sports enthusiasts and the curious.
For the first time, the Longines Masters series will stop in Switzerland from June 20 to 23, 2019 in the enchanting setting of the shores of Lake Leman, where top-level sport will be combined with a cultural and artistic experience.

While the construction of the track and infrastructure is in full swing on Place Bellerive, organizers and volunteers are in the starting blocks to make this high-flying sporting event a real success.

Discover now the program of this prestigious event bringing together sports events, gastronomy, shopping, shows and activities for the whole family!

Thursday 20 June – DISCOVERY DAY – Free entrance
The Longines Masters of Lausanne opens its doors and allows you to discover the best riders in the world, such as world No.1 Steve Guerdat, Henrik von Eckermann, Philippe Rozier, Pénélope Leprévost and Nicola Philippaerts. Young and old alike will be able to enjoy sport and entertainment free-of-charge on the shores of Lake Leman.

Beyond the major events, the Masters Two and Masters Three riders will also compete in events up to 1m45 in this idyllic setting. A unique opportunity for these riders to meet the stars of the Masters One events, to exchange ideas, and to be inspired by them.

A full evening awaits you! Sport with a Masters One event at 1.55m presented by the City of Lausanne. Shows with a vaulting demonstration by the Noroc company and an original performance by Santi Serra, in perfect harmony with his horses. And to finish an AFTERPARTY with Henri PFR on the turntables, Tomorrowland’s official DJ, to celebrate the Fête de la musique!

Saturday 22 June – SATURDAY MASTERS
The Masters Power, the first real highlight of the weekend, starts Saturday at noon. This so-called „six-bar“ event is a real demonstration of power and height, with poles that can exceed two meters.

On Saturday evening, hold your breath at the famous Longines Speed Challenge, known as the fastest event in the world and bringing together the best riders in the world for a new speed event.

Sunday 23 June – GRAND PRIX DAY
The last day of competition will be an opportunity to witness the best of sport with the Longines Grand Prix. The event of the weekend, this jump-off event offers a course of the highest level, requiring perfect harmony between athlete and horse and total control.

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