Archive | August 7, 2012

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Hosts a Garden Party at Balmoral Castle. (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II hosted a garden party at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.  Also in attendance were His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh as well as Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex.

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales Attends Track Cycling at the Velodrome.

On the afternoon of August 7, 2012, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence along with  His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales, Mr. Peter Phillips, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice watched various Track Cycling competitions held at the Velodrome in London.  Oh yeah, Sarah Ferguson was there as well.

Anyway…

As always Team GB dominated many of today’s heats including the highly anticipated Men’s Keirin Final.  Sir Chris Hoy won the gold medal while Maximillan Levy of Team Germany won the silver.  So who won the bronze medal?  It was a tie.  Simon van Velthooven of Team New Zealand and Teun Mulder of Team Netherlands shared the bronze.

In the Women’s Sprint Final Anna Meares of Team Australia captured the gold whole Victoria Pendleton of Team GB won the silver. Shuang Guo of Team China gladly won the bronze.