Sierre-Zinal winners 2019
Emile Chouriet co-sponsor with UBS
August 11th 2019 (Valais, Switzerland) – The 46th edition of Sierre-Zinal, the unique Alpine race that Emile Chouriet is proud to support as an Official Partner, took place last Sunday for a most memorable edition of the “race of the five 4,000m peaks”.
With over 5’000 participants from 51 countries taking part in the unique Golden Trails World Circuit race in the heart of the Swiss Valais alpine region, Sierre-Zinal brought back many old faces as well as new ones.
In the men’s category, the Spanish seven-time winner Kilian Jornet broke the record of the Sierre- Zinal race, completing the course in a record time of 2 hours 25 minutes and 35.5 seconds. For his awe-inspiring performance and exceptional result, Jornet was awarded a watch from the Challenger Deep collection, a perfect pairing with the Challenger Cliff he was awarded after last year’s Sierre- Zinal race.
Swiss runner Mathys Maude finished in first place in the women’s category, taking 2 hours 49 minutes and 20.8 seconds to complete the high-altitude race. Maude was awarded a watch from the Ladies collection, a symbol of femininity, will power and perseverance. The organizers of Sierre-Zinal held a contest at the end of the race, where all the runners removed their bibs and placed them in an urn. Several prizes were available to win by random draw, including a Challenger Cliff watch. Emile Chouriet also offered the opportunity to win a watch at its booth, where one name will be randomly drawn in September and will receive a Challenger Cliff watch from the brand’s sporty collection. With blue skies, green pastures and the perfect summer weather, the conditions for Sierre-Zinal 2019 could not have been more perfect. The impeccable organization, set in a unique and traditional atmosphere, provided participants with a unique and unforgettable experience in a typically Swiss environment.
As the 2019 edition of Sierre-Zinal comes to a close, the Emile Chouriet Manufacture thanks the organizers of the legendary race, whose drive and ambition to continuously improve something deep- rooted in Switzerland echoes the values of our brand.