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ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 14: Queen Sofia of Spain writes her signature on the Olympic Truce wall to mark a symbolic call for the observance of the Olympic Truce during the Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games on August 14, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)



ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 14: Prince Albert of Monaco writes his signature on the Olympic Truce wall to mark a symbolic call for the observance of the Olympic Truce during the Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games on August 14, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

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Athens, GREECE: Princess Haya from Jordan, daughter of former King Hussein and half-sister of King Abdullah shakes hands with Jordanian swimmer Omar Abu Fares 14 August 2004 during a visit to the Jordanian 2004 Olympics Games athletic delegation in Athens. Princess Haya competed in the Sydney Olympics in the equestrian events, but pulled out from the Athens competition after her horse was injured. AFP PHOTO DANIEL GARCIA (Photo credit should read DANIEL GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)



ATHENS, Greece: Jordanian Khalil Al-Hanahnahe holds a picture of Jordanian King Abdulah II as he leads the Jordanian delegation into the Olympic Stadium in Athens during the opening ceremony of the 2004 summer games in Athens. Some 10,000 athletes representing 202 countries will march together in front of 70,000 spectators during the spectacular opening, kicking off a fortnight of sporting competition that is costing 5.8 billion euros (7.2 billion dollars) to stage. AFP PHOTO / Joel SAGET (Photo credit should read Joel SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

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Old 08-15-2004, 01:44 PM
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About another Dane in the Olympics: Can anyone update me (and other interested parties ) about Princess Benedikte's youngest daughter Princess Nathalie's participation in the Olympics? Last I heard she was fundraising still to get to Athens to particpate in the equestrian events.
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Nathalie ikke med til OL
Prinsesse Nathalie, Benediktes datter, der havde som mål at komme med til OL i dressurridning, klarede ikke Team Danmarks krav. Hun var med i opløbet, men blev slået af Andreas Helgstrand, Lone Jørgensen, Jon D. Pedersen og Per Sandgaard.
Prinsesse Benedikte overværer ridekonkurrencen ved OL.
Nathalie is not going to the OL
Princess Nathalie, the daughter of Benedikte, had it as her goal to participate in the dressage competitions at the OL, but she didn't pass the demands of Team Danmark. She was a part of the finishing race, but was beaten by Andreas Helgstrand, Lone Jørgensen, Jon D. Pedersen and Per Sandgaard.
Princess Benedikte will attend the riding-competitions at the OL.

According to Berlingske Tidende Nathalie and her mother Princess Benediktewill attend OL as visitors August 20th-25th.

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According to Bodil Cath from BT:
Nathalie is not going to the OL
Princess Nathalie, the daughter of Benedikte, had it as her goal to participate in the dressage competitions at the OL, but she didn't pass the demands of Team Danmark. She was a part of the finishing race, but was beaten by Andreas Helgstrand, Lone Jørgensen, Jon D. Pedersen and Per Sandgaard.
Princess Benedikte will attend the riding-competitions at the OL.

According to Berlingske Tidende Nathalie and her mother Princess Benediktewill attend OL as visitors August 20th-25th.

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Thanks for the update Chatleen. That's too bad about Princess Nathalie. It would've been great to see her participating and her aunts and cousins cheering in the audience for her.
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Old 08-15-2004, 02:31 PM
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Thanks for the update Chatleen. That's too bad about Princess Nathalie. It would've been great to see her participating and her aunts and cousins cheering in the audience for her.
I heard, that it was her horse being to unstable. She will try to quality for the next olympics, using another horse.

But yes, it would have been a truly royal experince to see a family gathering like that :)
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While still on the subject of royals at the games, Prince Albert (of Monaco) presented the medals for the women's 10m synchro diving event. He gave each girl two kisses One of the Russian girls looked particularly pleased. :P
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HRH Princess Anne presenting the medals for the men's synchro 10m diving event. I couldn't get the individual picture url so here's the page that the picture's on:

http://www.athens2004.com/en/DivingG...page=1&lang=en
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here is a few pictures
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What a great support for the Dutch athletes

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Do you have other pics of Princess Anne at OL?And when will Princess Anne leave Greece?
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Great pictures everybody. I wonder why Maxima and Mette-Marit didn't attend with their husbands. Anyone else know? I really think that it is great to see Willem-Alexander so enthusiastic and supportive of his team!
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Great pictures everybody. I wonder why Maxima and Mette-Marit didn't attend with their husbands. Anyone else know? I really think that it is great to see Willem-Alexander so enthusiastic and supportive of his team!
Maxima is presently in Argentina with Amalia visiting her parents and siblings.

And I guess Mette-Marit is at home in Norway with Ingrid and Marius before he goes back to school.
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the luxembourg family grand-ducal was spotted there in athens too
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the luxembourg family grand-ducal was spotted there in athens too
Does anyone have pictures of the Luxembourg Royals in Greece?
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When will the OL end?Which Royals will attend the closing OL Ceremony?
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Hehe..Princess Inge
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Will Anne of UK,Willem of The Netherlands,Sofia of Spain,Frederik and Mary of Denmark,Haakon of Norway...attend the Closing Ceremony?
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great photos alexandria! thanks for those pics...!
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sofia and iñaki
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