NEWS | July 10, 2014

Special pieces from the OMEGA Museum presented at the new exhibition of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne

The exhibition "Chasing Time" at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne host a selection of OMEGA's timekeeping devices, where the technology developed by OMEGA and adapted to the requirements of each sport can be discovered.

From 5 June 2014 to 18 January 2015, the Olympic Museum in Lausanne is hosting a new exhibition entitled "Chasing Time" which takes the visitor on a journey through time, as it is experienced in sport, socially, technologically and artistically.

For this important event, The OMEGA Museum was glad to participate providing some historical pieces used for the timekeeping, as chronograph stopwatches that were used at Olympic Games by Omega's timekeepers from 1932   and some different specialities of time recorders used for the swiming, athletics and cycling competitions, which continue to be in use today. 

 

For more information about the exhibition "Chasing Time":

http://www.olympic.org/museum 

 

The Olympic Museum

Quai d'Ouchy 1

1001 lausanne - Switzerland

Tel: + 42 21 621 65 11

Exhibition "Chasing Time" © IOC
 
OMEGA Scan-O-Vision from 1990 at the exhibition "Chasing Time" © IOC
 
OMEGA counters from 1957 at the exhibition "Chasing Time" © IOC
 
OMEGA Olympic counter from 1952. OMEGA Museum collection.
 
Advertisement from 1954; 3:59.4 The Time that Amazed The World (Roger Bannister). OMEGA Museum collection