The 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships has announced Corum Watches as the Official Timekeeper of the biggest international lacrosse event in history.
This will be Corum’s first venture into the world of lacrosse, and the first time the brand has been selected for the role.
In celebration of the hard work and dedication of the tournament’s athletes, four Corum watches will be awarded to the 2018 World Championships’ most outstanding attacker, midfielder, defenseman and goalie.
The games will be held in Israel from July 12-21.
CEO of Corum Watches, Jérŏme Biard, is excited for it to get started. “Corum is pleased to be the Official Timekeeper of the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championship games. This is the first time Corum has been chosen for this role, and we are proud to contribute to this prestigious event. Since 1955, Corum has adopted creativity, boldness, uniqueness and teamwork as its guiding principles, both in watchmaking and design, as well as in our partnerships, making lacrosse the perfect collaboration,” he says.
“It will also be a great pleasure to bequest to the top athletes their own Corum timepiece during the closing ceremonies, to honor their superior efforts and sportsmanship. Mazel Tov to the FIL World Lacrosse organisation, and all the participating athletes and teams. Let the games begin,” he adds.
Jessie Kraft the director of Partnerships for the tournament, said: “We are so thrilled to announce that Corum has joined our team as the Official Timekeeper for the 2018 Championships. We are excited to present the MVPs with a highly-valued, lifetime gift from Corum as it is special to know that these athletes will depart the Championships with a memento to always remember their experience.”