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RECORDING OLYMPIC DREAMS IN RIO

2016

5 – 21 August

RECORDING OLYMPIC DREAMS IN RIO

For the 27th time since 1932, OMEGA fulfilled the prestigious role of Official Timekeeper at the Olympic Games. With the event hosted for the first time in South America, OMEGA travelled to Rio de Janeiro with 480 timekeepers and 450 tons of equipment, including the new Scan’O’Vision MYRIA photofinish camera that was capable of recording 10,000 images per second. The colour and culture of Brazil brought the occasion to life, while OMEGA reinforced its reputation for precision timekeeping by recording every second of every sport without fault. This included 28 new world records and 65 Olympic records. For swimming legend and OMEGA ambassador Michael Phelps, Rio 2016 truly was a dream made real. The world’s most decorated Olympian added 5 more gold medals and one silver to his collection – pushing his overall career total to 28 medals including 23 gold.

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