02 July 2024

Longines Global Champions Tour Announces New Event for 2024 in Rabat, Morocco

Longines Global Champions Tour Announces New Event for 2024 in Rabat, Morocco

The Longines Global Champions Tour proudly unveils a thrilling addition to its esteemed 2024 circuit with the introduction of a groundbreaking event in Rabat, Morocco. Taking place from October 18th to 20th, 2024, this momentous occasion marks the inaugural venture of the LGCT into the vibrant and culturally rich landscape of Morocco.

With Rabat, the City of Light, joining the illustrious roster of destinations, the tour continues its legacy of pushing boundaries and exploring new frontiers in the world of show jumping. The Longines Global Champions Tour of Abu Dhabi will not take place this year. The Finals of the LGCT & GCL Championships will now be hosted in Rabat, Morocco in 2024.

"We are delighted to announce Rabat, Morocco, as the newest addition to the Longines Global Champions Tour," said Jan Tops, Founder and President of the Longines Global Champions Tour. "This marks an exciting milestone for the tour as we expand into a region with such a rich equestrian heritage and passionate fan base."

The picturesque city of Rabat, renowned for its historic landmarks, vibrant atmosphere, and warm hospitality, provides an exquisite backdrop for the world-class competition that defines the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL team series. As riders and their horses gather in this captivating setting, spectators can anticipate three days of electrifying action, as top athletes from around the globe vie for victory against the backdrop of Rabat's iconic landmarks.

As anticipation mounts for this historic occasion, equestrian enthusiasts, spectators, and participants alike are invited to witness the fusion of sport, culture, and tradition at the inaugural Longines Global Champions Tour event in Rabat, Morocco.

About Longines
Longines has been based in Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832. Its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance. With many years of experience as a timekeeper for world championships in sport and as a partner of international sporting federations, Longines has forged solid and lasting links with the world of sport over the years. Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the world’s leading manufacturer of horological products. The brand with the winged hourglass as its emblem has outlets in over 150 countries.

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