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Countdown To History: Omega Unveils Paris 2024 Olympics Countdown Clock And Special Edition Timepiece

By Akshra Khandelwal

August 16, 2023

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The world will unite again in exactly one year to celebrate the pinnacle of athletic excellence at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. As the Official Timekeeper for over 90 years, OMEGA commemorates this historic event by launching the Seamaster Diver 300M "Paris 2024" Special Edition. This extraordinary timepiece captures the spirit of the games, blending exquisite design with unparalleled precision.

Countdown To History: Omega Unveils Paris 2024 Olympics Countdown Clock And Special Edition Timepiece

In the heart of Paris, beneath the iconic beams of the Eiffel Tower, OMEGA unveiled the new Countdown Clock, igniting the excitement for the forthcoming games. This eye-catching timepiece, inspired by the Paris 2024 emblem, features a central flame design encircled by a golden ring, visible by day and illuminated at night, captivating the city's anticipation.

Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming event, stating, "With the Olympic Games, we always feel the energy and excitement when there's one year to go. The athletes start dreaming, and of course, our timekeepers start to finalize their preparations. I'm certain that Paris 2024 will be an event to remember."

OMEGA has remained the trusted guardian of athletic records for over nine decades, ensuring the precise recording of athletes' results that etch their names into Olympic history. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, commended OMEGA's dedication: "Accurate and reliable timekeeping is vital for The Olympic Games... We are delighted to celebrate the Paris 2024 one-year countdown clock unveiling with our valued Worldwide Olympic Partner, OMEGA.

Tony Estanguet, President of Paris 2024 and former Olympic athlete shared his perspective, "As an athlete, the final year before the Games is crucial for your preparation... The emotions start to build, and all you can think about is the Games. In the heart of the city of light, the Paris 2024 Games will be spectacular, iconic, and memorable, and they will be wide open. It'sHaving such a partner as OMEGA and being part of this countdown event is great. Together, our dreams will get bigger!"

In harmony with the one-year countdown, OMEGA revealed the exquisite Seamaster Diver 300M "Paris 2024" Special Edition, an exclusive tribute to the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad. Fashioned from stainless steel and OMEGA's 18K MoonshineTM Gold alloy, the timepiece exudes a distinctive yet subtle hue that resists fading.

As an ode to the coveted Olympic medals, the bezel features a laser-structured diving scale and a single dot of Super-LumiNova at 12 o'clock, ensuring impeccable visibility underwater. The laser-engraved dial in white ceramic showcases polished waves in positive relief, while the Paris 2024 typography elegantly inscribes the date display at 6 o'clock. A small yet visible Paris 2024 emblem graces the central second's hand, celebrating the spirit of the upcoming games.

The commemorative case back, a testament to OMEGA's artistry, hosts an inlaid 18K MoonshineTM Gold medallion adorned with the Paris 2024 emblem, skillfully polished against a laser-ablated background. Accompanied by the stamped words "Paris 2024" and the iconic Olympic Rings in stainless steel, this masterpiece completes the Paris 2024 emblem with a frosted structure, embodying the essence of athletic excellence and legacy.

Fitted with OMEGA's new patented Quick Change System, the Seamaster Diver 300M comfortably wraps around the wrist with a stainless steel bracelet. Adaptable to personal tastes, wearers can easily switch to a Quick Change rubber strap in blue, white, or red or opt for a dedicated Paris 2024 NATO Strap.

Embodying precision and performance, the Seamaster Diver 300M houses the Co-Axial Master Chronometer 8800, undergoing rigorous testing and certification by the Swiss Federal Institute of Metrology (METAS) to guarantee uncompromising quality.

As the Olympic Games Paris 2024 approaches, OMEGA's innovation and timekeeping excellence legacy will undoubtedly continue. With the one-year countdown officially underway, the world awaits another edition of unforgettable moments immortalized by OMEGA's precision and the determination of the world's finest athletes.

The Seamaster Diver 300M "Paris 2024" Special Edition is a timeless reminder of this iconic event and a symbol of OMEGA's unwavering commitment to capturing dreams and pushing the boundaries of precision timekeeping in sports. As the opening ceremony draws near, OMEGA stands proudly as the Official Timekeeper, ready to chronicle every second of glory and achievement at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

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