[Lilok / Luxembourg] Recently, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) officially announced that Tissot, a well-known Swiss watch brand with more than 160 years of history, will serve as the 27th World University Student in 2015 Official designated timing partner for the Winter Games. At that time, Tissot will provide a full range of services for all competitions through accurate timing, professional data processing and cutting-edge measurement equipment, ensuring the fairness and fairness of each competition, escorting every college student athlete, and witnessing Every wonderful moment!
Figure 1: Secretary-General and CEO of the International College Student Sports Federation, Eric Centrond and Eckhard Frank, CEO of Swiss Timing, sign cooperation agreement
Known as the ‘Little Olympics’, the World University Games is hosted by the International University Sports Federation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is the largest comprehensive sports event in the world with student athletes as participants. Recently, the International University Sports Federation (FISU) officially announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with the famous Swiss watch brand Tissot, appointing Tissot as the official designated timing partner of the 27th World University Winter Games in 2015. In this arena that gathers sports stars of the future, Tissot will rely on professional timing experience and gold medal timing standards to serve as the most professional timekeeping assistant of the event.
It is reported that the 27th World University Winter Games will be held from January 24th to February 1st, 2015 in Nordic and cross-country skiing competitions in Stelbuske Pleso, Slovakia. Subsequently, from February 4th to February 14th, events such as alpine skiing, snowboarding, curling, figure skating, short track skating, and ice hockey will be held in Granada, Spain. At that time, 2,500 athletes from 50 countries and regions will participate in it and work hard. In recent years, Tissot has frequently cooperated with the World University Games to provide official timekeeping for the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan, Russia, and the 26th World University Winter Games in Trentino, Italy. This time, Tissot re-associated with the World University Games, reached a long-term cooperative relationship, and continued to escort college students and athletes.
Based on tradition and continuous innovation has been rooted in Tissot’s brand DNA. This rigorous pursuit of precise timing and the spirit of continuous innovation and breakthrough coincide with the concept advocated by sports competitions. Tissot’s support for the Universiade also fully demonstrates the strong support of the Swiss century-old watch brand for the world’s sports. Asked about the perfect cooperation with the International University Sports Federation, Tissot Global President François Thiébaud said: ‘The diversity and endless vitality shown by the World University Games perfectly explain Tissot’s innovation From the spirit of tradition. For college athletes, this is the world’s largest comprehensive sports meet, and those stars of tomorrow will compete here. We are very honored to provide the most accurate timing services for athletes to ensure The game is fair and exciting. ‘
As the official designated time for the 27th World University Winter Games, Tissot will provide timing, scoring, data processing, real-time result transmission, network event information, and results for each competition through cutting-edge measurement equipment and professional data processing solutions. A full range of services, such as certification, ensure fair and just competition. When asked about the perfect partnership with Tissot, Eric Centrond, Secretary General of the International College Student Sports Federation, said excitedly, ‘The International College Student Sports Federation and the World University Athletes have always wanted excellent and accurate timekeeping. Partner, and Tissot is the best choice for this standard. Therefore, we are very happy to cooperate with Tissot and Swiss Timekeeping in the 27th World University Winter Games. ‘
Tissot – ‘Innovation, from tradition’
‘Made in Switzerland’ is the brand that Tissot has never worn out. It makes the brand stand out from the rest of the world. The ‘+’ in the Tissot logo is the same as the Swiss flag, which is a symbol of quality, showing the reliable quality that the brand has inherited since 1853. Tissot is an innovative brand, but it has never forgotten its Swiss roots. It was founded more than 160 years ago in the small town of Lillo in the Swiss Jura Mountains, and its headquarters are still located there today. The quality of Tissot products is pure, but the price is very approachable. They select special materials, carry advanced functions, and use exquisite designs to perfectly integrate precision performance and stylish appearance. Tissot’s high performance and high quality have long been recognized by many parties. It serves as the World Motorcycle Championship MotoGPTM, FIM World Superbike, FIBA, Australian Rugby Federation AFL, RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship, and the world of cycling, fencing and ice hockey Officially designated timing and partners for the tournament. Tissot is a member of the Swatch Group, the world’s largest watch manufacturer and distributor, with sales outlets in more than 160 countries. The brand will continue to launch innovative products with a pioneering spirit and continue to write its brand concept-‘Innovation, from tradition’. For more information, visit www.tissot.ch.
About International College Student Sports Federation
The International College Student Sports Federation (FISU) was founded in 1949. It is an independent organization dedicated to college students ‘sports, promoting college students’ morality and physical education. The university student athletes who participated in the competitions organized by FISU successfully balanced their heavy academic studies and intense sports competitions. They are well-deserved stars and are bound to become leaders in the future. FISU mainly organizes three sports events: the World University Summer Games, the World University Winter Games and the World University Championships. The World University Summer and Winter Games is a comprehensive international sports event and cultural festival held every two years. A total of college athletes from more than 170 countries participate in the event, ranging in age from 17 to 28. Another World University Championship (WUC) organized by FISU is a special sports event held during the two World University Games. In addition to the current game broadcast agreement, FISU’s long-term multimedia partner, European Sports, will bring high-definition live broadcasts of summer and winter games to Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. At the same time, it will also publish more information on the monthly TV magazine ‘Campus’ Information about FISU. At present, the cooperation between FISU and Eurosport has covered all the events held in 2017. The 2015 Winter Universiade will be held in Granada, Spain and Strobuske Pleso in Slovakia; the Summer Universiade is held in Gwangju, South Korea. The 2017 Winter Universiade will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan; the Summer Universiade will be held in Taipei, China. The 2019 Winter Universiade will be held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia; the Summer Universiade will be held in Brasilia, Brazil.