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Olympics: Saina Nehwal receives special Omega watches

Bengaluru, July 12: As a tribute to Rio Olympics 2016, the official timekeeper of the Games - OMEGA, today (July 12) unveiled three timepieces in the presence of India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal.

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Since 1932, Omega has been the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games on 26 occasions. And this year too, the luxury Swiss watch brand will be in Rio.

Saina Nehwal (right) display the Omega special watch she received. Photos by Suhas A

To celebrate Rio Games, Omega had a special event in Bengaluru on Tuesday. As a gesture of good luck, PH Narayanan, Brand Manager of Omega India, presented Saina with special Omega watches.

Commenting on her association with the brand, Saina said, "There is a natural connection with Omega as it stands for precision, excellence and accuracy which are also the cornerstones of every sport. I am honoured to be here today for a brand that has been timing the greatest sporting event for the last 84 years."

Saina with the officials of Omega

Omega launched 3 timepieces which are inspired by the glory, triumph and unbreakable unity that brings the world together - "The Seamaster Diver 300M Rio 2016", "The Seamaster Bullhead Rio 2016" and "The Speedmaster Mark II Rio 2016".

Saina will be participating in her 3rd Olympics this year. She made her Games debut in 2008 in Beijing. In the last edition in London 2012, she won bronze medal in women's singles. Rio Olympics will be held from August 5 to 21.

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Story first published: Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 14:51 [IST]
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