Antwerp (BEL, Oct 06, 2013: The historical FIG partner Longines traditionally rewards media representatives who share the decision of the jury of the Longines’ Prize for Elegance, this year awarded to Kyla Ross (USA) and Kohei Uchimura (JPN).
All accredited press in Antwerp (494 journalists!) at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were kindly also requested to nominate two gymnasts for the Longines Prize for Elegance.
On their ballot papers eight journalists picked out the names of Kyla Ross and Kohei Uchimura.
The designated winners of the Longines Press Award were Ms Yumiko Yanai (JPN), representing Sports Graphic Number for the women’s watch, and for the men’s watch, Mr Holger Kuehner (GER), representing ARD TV. The watches were awarded by Elisabeth Ieronimo, Longines Regional Sales Manager. —- FIG