Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be awarded the Longines Ladies Awards. The ceremony will be held in London on Monday, June 13, 2016. The Natural History Museum is held.
The Longines Ladies Award recognizes women who continue to achieve the highest achievements in the equestrian world; their efforts have made a significant contribution to the equestrian world. Winners of this honor include HerRoyalHighnessPrincessHayaAlHussein, SylvieRobert, Criquette Head-Maarek, Li Jing, BoDerek, Aga Princess Zahra AgaKhan, Athina Onassis de Miranda, and Sophie Thalmann.
On the eve of the Royal Jockey Club Race Day, Princess Anne will meet with leaders of the world’s equestrian community in London to praise and praise the achievements of modern equestrian women athletes.
Princess Anne is an outstanding rider who has represented Britain in triathlons for several years. She became a European champion in 1971 and was nominated the same year for the Sports Writer’s Association, the Daily Express and World Sport’s “Sportswoman of the Year”. A few weeks later, she was selected by the British public as the BBC’s ‘Sports Personality of the Year’.
In 1973, she won three more European championship medals and team bronze medals, and in 1975 she won individual and team silver medals. The following year, Princess Anne was selected to the British National Team to participate in the 1976 Montreal Summer Games in Canada.
Princess Anne’s great achievement on the saddle allowed her to serve as the chairman of the two International Equestrian Federation (FEI) from 1986 to 1994. She became the Chairman of the British Olympic Committee in 1983 and is now a member of the International Olympic Committee. In recent years, Princess Anne has contributed to London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. She is also a member of the Olympic Preparatory Committee.
Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and International Marketing Director of Longines, said: ‘We are very pleased to announce that Princess Anne has become the winner of this year’s Ladies of Longines. She is a talented female equestrian and is admirable for her achievements in the equestrian world And contributions are highly commendable. We are honored to have her as a special guest at this year’s ceremony. ‘
The Longines Ladies Award recognizes the highest achievement women in the world of equestrian sports. This year, the award was reviewed and selected by three world equestrian leaders: Mr. Ingmar de Vos, Chairman of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), Mr. Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations (IFHA), and the International Amateur Men and Women Knights Association ( FEGENTRI) Chairman Nathalie Bélinguier.
Longines has a long history with equestrian sports, dating back to 1878, when Longines introduced pocket watches engraved with jockeys and their riding horses. Longines has been used in horse racing timekeeping since 1881. It is favored by many professional riders and jockeys and has always timed some of the world’s most famous racecourses and equestrian venues. Longines is proud to be the official partner of the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations (IFHA) and the International Equestrian Federation (FEI).