Schaffhausen, February 14, 2017-IWC Schaffhausen joins hands with sports stars and influential public figures to celebrate the Lawrence World Sports Awards ceremony in Monaco. In addition to F1 Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg’s cycling tour, the brand also officially launched a special edition of the Da Vinci chronograph ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’. This limited edition of 1500 special edition timepieces has a blue dial and engraved on the bottom. It is the eleventh edition of the special edition watch launched by IWC and the Lawrence Sports Foundation. Part of the proceeds from the sale will be donated to the foundation’s sports programs to support children and young people.
Overcoming prejudice, conquering obstacles, and improving academic performance: These are the three positive effects of physical activity. The Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation, established in 1999, leverages the fusion of sports to promote social change and create a better future for disadvantaged children and adolescents. The charity has funded more than 150 sports events in 35 countries, such as the Cyprus International Peace Athlete Organization (PPI) in Cyprus, a troubled country that encourages young Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot youth to participate in basketball together motion. ‘Through numerous Lawrence Sports Foundation projects, I have the honor to witness the positive energy released by sports. Being able to support this foundation and continue to improve the lives of thousands of children and adolescents This is something we are very proud of, ‘explains Christoph Grainger-Herr, the new chief executive of IWC Schaffhausen.
Jan Frednor, Fabien Cancellara, IWC’s new CEO Christopher Glainger-Hale
Through many projects of the Lawrence Sports Foundation, I have the honor to witness the positive energy released by sports. We are proud to support this foundation and continue to make a difference in the lives of thousands of children and adolescents. Christopher Glainger-Hale, IWC’s new CEO
Working together to help charity
In order to spread the values of the Lawrence Sports Foundation and strengthen public charity, IWC also organized a cycling trip in Monaco. Sports stars communicate with influential public figures on current charity projects. Participants included Nico Rosberg, the image ambassador of the Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation and Formula 1 world champion, Fabian Cancellara, a two-time Olympic cycling champion, and Jan triathlon world champion. Jan Frodeno. Also on the 30km bike tour from Monaco to Ventimiglia are extreme bikers Patrick Seabase, Nadine Rieder, Sofia Wiedenroth , Morgane Such of the AMG Rotwild Mountain Bike Racing Team, and influential public figures Jessica Kahawaty, Nell-Olivia Vaga (Nel-Olivia Waga) and Linda Mutschlechner.
Lawrence World Sports Academy adds three athlete members
Through the Lawrence World Sports Awards, the Lawrence Sports Public Welfare Foundation recognizes the best athletes every year and arouses their interest in charity projects. The winners are voted by members of the Lawrence World Sports Institute. In addition, three retired athletes have been elected to the committee, and the number of members of the Lawrence World Sports Academy has now expanded to 61: Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara, Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit and Scottish Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy. Mr. Christopher Glainger-Haier, Chief Executive Officer of Schaffhausen IWC, gave each new member a special edition * of the Da Vinci chronograph ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation’ (model number: IW393402) .
Sports celebrities gather at the Lawrence World Sports Awards Charity Night Banquet
The Lawrence World Sports Awards has returned to its birthplace this year. In 2000, the first award ceremony was held in Monaco, and the then Chairman of the Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation, Nelson Mandela, laid a firm foundation for the foundation’s global development. A number of sports stars and celebrities participated in the celebrations at the Sporting Monte-Carlo Interstellar Hall Salle des Etoiles, including Boris Becker, Sergey Bub Serhij Bubka, Michael Johnson, Mika Häkkinen and Katarina Witt. Many of them responded to the call for the #sneakersforgood event by wearing sneakers on the red carpet. The shoes will be signed by celebrities and will be auctioned later. The proceeds will be used to support the Lawrence Sports Foundation’s sports programs around the world.
Case Material Stainless Steel
Strap black alligator leather strap
Dial color dark blue
Limited to 1,500 watches
Mechanical chronograph movement
89361 movement (89000 movement series)
Full chain can provide 68 hours power reserve
Moon phase profit and loss display
Hours, minutes and seconds
12 o’clock position displays the accumulated hours and minutes in hours
Small second hand with stop
Glucydur® * beryllium balance wheel without trimmer, trimmer screw on balance wheel rim
Double-sided anti-reflective domed sapphire glass
Special engraved case back
Water-resistant to 3 bar
Case thickness 14.5 mm
42 mm diameter
Santoni alligator strap
Price ¥ 97800