Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega

In just a few hours from now, the Olympic Winter Games will have its opening ceremony. As you probably know, Omega is the official timekeeper for many years now and also for these games in Sochi. Last Tuesday, Omega opened their Omega Pavillion for guests, visitors, spectators and athletes.

Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and OmegaNot only does Omega display its long term involvement with the Olympic Games by showing timekeeping instruments from the past to now inside the building, visitors can also enjoy a ride in an interactive bobsleigh simulator.

Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and OmegaIf you pay close attention to the images of the sports events on TV, you will perhaps notice the presence of the timekeeping instruments that Omega uses during the coming few weeks. Pairs of laser photocells along the runs, used to measure the start, intermediate and finish times amongst some other statistics as well as time measurement devices on the bobsleighs. Omega debut with its Omega Measurement Unit that takes care of run-in data instantly available for spectators of the race. This new device consist of a speed sensor, a 3D acceleration sensor and a 3D gyro-sensor, all of which acquire data in real time.

Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and OmegaAs always, Omega is proudly introducing a number of limited (to 2014 pieces obviously) watches to celebrate the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. These are the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean ‘Sochi 2014′ Limited Edition in 45,5mm, the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 37.5 mm “Sochi 2014” Limited Edition and the gold OMEGA Sochi Petrograd inspired by their Museum Collection tonneau piece. All three watches have red, blue and white accents on the dial (and the Seamaster watches also on the ceramic bezel) which refers to the Russian flag colors. All watches have Sochi.ru 2014 engraved/embossed on the back side. These watches were already introduced last year, but we thought now is the right time to give them some attention.

Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and OmegaAll detailed information about the Omega Olympic Games Sochi limited editions can be found here.

 

Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega
Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Omega
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Robert-Jan Broer

Founder & Editor at Fratello Watches
Robert-Jan Broer, born in 1977, watch collector and author on watches for over a decade. Founder of Fratello Watches in 2004.
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  1. Igor Makarov Reply

    Very nice review, thanks!!! And a very nice watches for Olympic games .Especially Petrograd!!! Love it.

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