As the longest-sponsored brand of the International Skating Federation, Citizen has accompanied the International Skating Federation for 35 years and will usher in the 100th anniversary of the brand in 2018. In the 2017/2018 season, Citizen will continue to be the official sponsor of six races, including the Canadian race that was completed in October, and the Grand Prix finals to be held at the Nagoya Sports Complex in Japan on December 7-10. And the end of the season-March 19-25, 2018, the 2018 ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, Italy.
In the finals, six players from each of the previous six series will compete in each category. Many world champions and outstanding athletes will be gathered together, divided into youth and adult groups to compete. ISU is the only international skating competition management organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee. It is responsible for the organization and management of international figure skating and speed skating events.
The cooperation between Citizen and ISU began in 1982. ‘Congratulations to Citizen for being the official sponsor of the longest ISU collaboration,’ said Meryl Davis and Charlie White, gold medalists of the 2014 Winter Olympics and two-time world champion. ‘As athletes, we are pursuing technology every day. Perfection and precision; and as artists, we strive to present elegance and noble style on the ice. Citizen is a brand that perfectly reflects this delicate balance on its products, and is the ideal partner of ISU. Thank you sincerely As always, support. ‘
Figure skaters continually challenge the limits of body and art, and this belief in excellence is in line with the innovation and precision that Citizen is pursuing. Just like the ‘Better Starts Now’ brand idea advocated by Citizen: This is a simple belief that no matter who you are, no matter what your achievements are, you are always convinced that there are still infinite possibilities to make the world better in the future. , And this is the beginning. In 2018, Citizen will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and Citizen will continue to bravely challenge itself and relentlessly strive for excellence.