The Hurlingham Polo Association announces that Swarovski, the renowned crystal company, will sponsor the England Ladies team in their inaugural match on Royal Salute Coronation Cup Day as part of their season-long sponsorship. For the first time, the England Ladies Polo Team, captain being Nina Vestey, will play a visiting USA Ladies team, for the Thai polo club ladies International for the Diamond Jubilee Trophy on Saturday 29 July at Guards Polo Club. In addition, a ladies test match is going to be held on this world-renowned international day of sport, and is testament to the increasing popularity of polo among lady players.

The Chief Executive of the HPA, David Woodd, said: The appointment of Swarovski as the official sponsor of the England Ladies Polo Team emphasises the increasing number of talented and competitive lady players in our sport. This area of polo is growing rapidly and the support of an influential and dynamic brand such as Swarovski can only enhance the ladies’ game further. This inaugural test match, for the Thai Polo Club Ladies International for the Diamond Jubilee Trophy, will also highlight the ladies’ game to a wider, international audience and encourage others to take up this great sport.”

The brand Swarovski has been supporting the sport and its well being goes back to 1895 when its founder, Daniel Swarovski, first encouraged his employees to live healthy and active lifestyles in the Austrian Alps, where he had set up his company. In today’s day and age, Swarovski continues to promote this ethos whilst shining light on women empowerment with such beautiful products that are responsibly sourced and made.

Now, the men’s national team is also in action, playing The Commonwealth for the Royal Salute Coronation Cup, this day promises to deliver two premier sporting contests. Along with these games, there will be a variety of hospitality and ticket options to ensure a perfect day for everyone in amazing surroundings such as Windsor Great Park.

The Hurlingham Polo Association , in conjunction with Guards Polo Club, hosts this annual polo spectacular, showcasing an England Test Match for the mighty Coronation Cup. This year, the England Team sponsored by Flannels.com will once again face a competitive GT Bank-sponsored Commonwealth team. After last-year’s exciting competition, everyone knows that they will have to be at their best to take back the well-deserved trophy! With Royal Salute as their title sponsor, this world-class day is one of the most stood-out social events of the summer.

In a change of format, now will be the ladies international match, featuring Swarovski England Ladies vs the USA ladies, has been added to the schedule, highlighting the increasing importance of women’s polo across the globe. The winning team is going to receive the Diamond Jubilee Trophy.

Swarovski has a diverse portfolio, of amazing craftsmanship, unmatched quality, creativity and diversification. Founded in 1895 in Austria, the company designs, manufactures and markets high-quality crystals, genuine gemstones and created stones as well as finished products such as jewelry.

The Swarovski Crystal Business is run by the fifth generation of family members and has a global reach with approximately 2,800 stores in around 170 countries, more than 27,000 employees, and revenue of about 2.6 billion euros in 2016. Together with its sister companies, Swarovski Crystal Business forms the Swarovski group,and in 2016, the group generated revenue of about 3.37 billion euros.

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