Ahead of this week's Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm 16 - 18 June, Global Champions is delighted to announce the signing of an agreement with the City of Stockholm for an additional five years. This agreement solidifies the continued partnership between Global Champions and the vibrant city, ensuring that Stockholm remains a prominent destination on the global equestrian calendar.
The Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm, known for its exceptional lineup of world-class riders and horses, will continue to captivate audiences with its thrilling competitions, showcasing the finest in show-jumping talent. The event, recognised as a pinnacle of sporting excellence, combines thrilling equestrian action with top-class entertainment, attracting spectators from around the world.
The partnership between Global Champions and the City of Stockholm has proven to be immensely successful since its inception, with the event gaining significant recognition and acclaim within the global equestrian community. By extending the agreement for another five years, both entities affirm their commitment to elevating the sport of show jumping and further enhancing Stockholm's reputation as a premier equestrian destination.
"We are thrilled to extend our partnership with the City of Stockholm for another five years," said Jan Tops, President and Founder of Global Champions. "Stockholm has proven to be an exceptional host city, offering a stunning backdrop in the Olympic Stadium and enthusiastic spectators. The Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm has become an iconic event in the equestrian world, and we look forward to working together to deliver another five years of extraordinary competition and unforgettable moments."
The City of Stockholm, renowned for its commitment to world-class events and its passion for equestrian sports, warmly welcomes the extension of the agreement. The Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm not only brings a thrilling sporting spectacle to the city but also boosts tourism, promotes economic growth, and fosters a sense of community pride.
"We are pleased that LGCT has chosen to host one of the competitions in Stockholm also in the future," says Sports Director Marina Högland. "We are proud to showcase our city and our historic Olympic Stadium to an international show jumping audience and also link values that are important to us – such as activities for children and young people that will inspire them to exercise."
The Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm will continue to feature a diverse program of world-class competitions, including the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix, the GCL team event, and a range of thrilling supporting classes. In addition to top-level sport, the event offers a variety of entertainment options for spectators of all ages, ensuring an unforgettable experience for everyone attending.
Limited tickets are still available for the 2023 edition of Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm 16 - 18 June 2023.