The countdown to the first anniversary of the opening of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. By then, the world’s top athletes will gather in Brazil to participate in this international sports event. With the ticking of the second hand, the limited edition of the Rio 2016 watch of the OMEGA hippocampus series was released. This watch inherits the outstanding style of Omega classic timepieces, with the most accurate professional chronograph functions, and makes a wonderful interpretation of sportsmanship.
As a new member of the Omega Olympic series, the new hippocampus series “Rio 2016” is sure to be exciting. At first glance, you can recognize the unique design style of the bull’s head watch. The blue leather strap follows the main colors of the official emblem of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, exquisite workmanship and originality. The strap is cleverly paired with yellow, green, red and black stitching, reminiscent of the classic Olympic Five Rings logo. In addition, the 60-minute rotating inner bezel is also presented in five colors, echoing the meaning of unity, mutual assistance and integration and harmony represented by the five rings of the Olympics, showing the Omega watchmaking intention in the details.
The new hippocampus series ‘Rio 2016’ is closely related to Omega’s long history of watchmaking and sportsmanship. In 1969, a uniquely designed bull’s head watch was launched, which was originally used by rally car racers to measure lap times. Today, the spirit of racing has evolved into the perfect example of Omega’s long-time official timing of the Olympic Games.
The bull-head watch ‘Rio 2016’ follows many classic elements of the series, equipped with a central chronograph second hand, and a 30-minute chronograph dial at 12 o’clock. The source of the ‘bull head’ is also very interesting. Because the watch looks like a ‘bull head’, collectors who love this design use this word as the nickname of the watch. There is no doubt that the Omega pioneering spirit and excellent quality represented by this timepiece Zhenpin will shine again next year’s Olympics.
A new limited edition of the new Omega Seamaster Bull’s Watch ‘Rio 2016’ was launched on the first countdown to the Olympic Games, with a limited edition of 316 pieces worldwide. This limited number is also the third time that commemorative golf will be an official Olympic Games event in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
This watch is equipped with Omega’s exclusive 3113 coaxial movement, and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic logo is engraved on the case back. It will undoubtedly become the heart of many watch collectors. With the ‘competition’ coming soon, Omega has set the standard for the watchmaking industry with its outstanding quality.