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11 August 2008

Beijing’s mayor visits OMEGA Pavilion


Mr. GUO Jin Long, the mayor of the City of Beijing, paid a visit to the OMEGA Pavilion on the Olympic Green on Monday, 11 August, 2008.

He was given a tour of the facility by Christophe Berthaud, who is both OMEGA’s Olympic Manager and the General Manager of Swiss Timing. Mr. Berthaud is responsible for the overall timekeeping and data handling activities for all 28 sports at the 37 Olympic venues.


The mayor viewed the scientific, sports timing and watchmaking exhibits and visited the watchmakers’ stand.


The Pavilion, which features a large exhibition area and an OMEGA Boutique, is open to the public from 10 a.m. throughout the Olympic Games.