God save Granny.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cheer on Great Britain’s Elizabeth Simmonds in the women’s 200m backstroke where USA’s Missy Franklin broke the world record. [@4:31]
London 2012 Olympics - Day 4
Equestrian - Eventing - Jumping
Zara Phillips and High Kingdom - Team GB
As the lady announcer says to the whole arena, “We might possibly have the best audience today.”
Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik attended an Australian Olympic Committee event and met a few of the athletes from Team Australia, 29 July 2012.
Members of the British Royal Family attend the equestrian cross country event to support Zara Phillips on Day 3 of the Olympics.
Zara Phillips and her horse High Kingdom run through the equestrian cross country course. Zara and High Kingdom had a fantastic penalty-free run, and after the dressage and cross country phases, Zara is tied for 10th in individual eventing and Team GB is in 3rd for team eventing.
Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympics—The Netherlands’ Prince Willem-Alexander, Princess Máxima and their daughters, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia, and Princess Ariane, cheer on the Dutch women’s swim team as they compete in the 4x100m Freestyle Relay final. [x]
I don’t know if it’s necessary to say so, but just in case it wasn’t clear, the Dutch ladies came up short of winning gold and got the silver instead.
Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympics—Denmark’s Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, and Princess Benedikte were at the Copper Box to cheer on the Danish Men’s Handball Team. It was a close match throughout but Denmark, a gold medal candidate, came out on top, beating Hungary 27-25.
Queen Margrethe has returned to Denmark for official duties back home but she will return to London on August 3rd.