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OMEGA’S PROUD OLYMPIC GAMES TIMEKEEPING LEGACY

On 28 occasions since 1932, OMEGA has fulfilled the role of Official Timekeeper at the Olympic Games. More recently, we have also taken on the same timekeeping duties at the Paralympic Games. In all events, from the start line to the finish, we are proud to be in charge of every second in every event. What a challenge. What an honour!

TIMEKEEPING TECHNOLOGY’S RELENTLESS EVOLUTION

A lone Swiss watchmaker arrived in Los Angeles in 1932 with 30 split-second chronographs. Now, a team of timekeeping professionals is supported by up to 450 tons of equipment but the goal remains the same: to deliver flawless timing to the world’s finest competitors.

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EVERY SPLIT SECOND COUNTS

OUR HISTORIC OLYMPIC GAMES ADS

RECORDING OLYMPIC DREAMS AT PYEONGCHANG 2018

When the world's best winter athletes compete for victory at PyeongChang 2018, OMEGA will once again serve as Official Timekeeper, measuring every glorious moment - and recording every dream - for the 28th time in Olympic Games history.

THE PERFECT OLYMPIC GAMES MEMORY

The OMEGA Olympic Games Pocket Watch Chronographs in 18K red, white or yellow gold are powered by rediscovered movement kits that had been in storage at OMEGA HQ since 1932. They bring the storied pocket chronograph back to life.

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Seamaster Olympic Games Collection

Discover a playful selection of watches presented in the colours of the iconic Olympic Rings and inspired by OMEGA’s incredible timekeeping legacy.

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