On July 29, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands along with their three daughters attended various Olympic competitions during day two of the London Olympics.
On their agenda today, the royal family cheered on Team Netherlands during a great Women’s Hockey match against Belgium. The final score: 3-0. Team Netherlands basically dominated the game! 🙂
Also, the family enjoyed the intense Women’s Road Cycling in which Team Netherlands cyclist, Ms. Marianne Vos, won a well-deserved gold medal. Click here and here to view photos. Click here to watch a video.
In the evening, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima visited the Holland Heineken House in London.
On July 29, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco presented the gold, silver, and bronze medals to the winners of the Women’s 400m Freestyle swimming competition held at the Aquatic Center in London.
The sovereign prince, a member of the International Olympic Committee, presented the gold medal to Ms. Camille Muffat of France. The silver medal to Ms. Allison Schmitt of the United States of America and the bronze medal to Ms. Rebecca Adlington of Great Britain.
On July 29, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Edinburgh and the Princess Royal attended day two of the Team and Individual Eventing in Dressage. Also in attendance were Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Mr. Peter and Autumn Philips.
Riding in today’s event, held at Greenwich Park in London, was the Princess Royal’s daughter, Ms. Zara Phillips, and her horse, High Kingdom. The final result for Ms. Phillips ride: 46.10.
Tomorrow, Ms. Phillips will compete the Individual Eventing: Cross Country.
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On Sunday, July 29, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended day two of the swimming preliminaries at the Aquatic Center in London. Accompanying the princely couple were the sovereign prince’s cousin, Mr. Chris La Vine and the Secretary General of the Monaco International Committee, Ms. Yvette Lambin-Berti.
The princely couple cheered on swimmer, Ms. Angélique Trinquier, of Team Monaco who was competing in the Women’s 100m Backstroke. Her final time: 1:10.79. The prince and princess also watched the final of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke. Mr. Cameron van der Burgh of South Africa won the gold medal and set a world record. His time: 58.46.
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On the evening of July 28, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended a lovely reception at Maison de Monaco in London for members of the International Olympic Committee.
Guests included the Secretary General of the Monaco International Committee, Ms. Yvette Lambin-Berti, Ms. Evelyne Genta, Ms. Tigla Laroupe, Ms. Jessica Frederiks, an Mr. Frankie Frederiks as well as dozens of VIPs and IOC members.
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