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Old 02-07-2014, 01:44 PM
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Sochi 2014: the Opening ceremony |Spletnik.ru

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No royals competing?
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Old 02-07-2014, 04:05 PM
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None are from the reigning houses AFAIK, but Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a member of the non-reigning House of Hohenlohe, is skiing for Mexico. I think the royals tend to compete more in the Summer Olympics.
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Old 02-07-2014, 04:08 PM
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Frederik yesterday at the reception of the President of the IOC, with Finland's president Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio.
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Henri with Niinistö, Haukio and president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson from Iceland
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima

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Old 02-07-2014, 04:16 PM
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Rather an unfortunate picture of Albert - don' t think he would still fit in a bobsleigh.
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Old 02-08-2014, 02:45 AM
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Albert with former figure skater, world champion Irina Slutskaya.
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visiting the Olympic Village in Sochi. February 8, 2014

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Just saw Willem-Alexander and Máxima watching men's 5000 m speed skating. Netherlands won the three medals - gold, silver and bronze in the same competition! Obviously the Brazilian narrator didn't know who WA and Máxima were
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Just saw Willem-Alexander and Máxima watching men's 5000 m speed skating. Netherlands won the three medals - gold, silver and bronze in the same competition! Obviously the Brazilian narrator didn't know who WA and Máxima were
I watched it too. Great skating from Sven Kramer.
Video of Willem-Alexander cheering for Sven Kramer before his skating at the men's 5000 m speed skating.
Koninklijke gelukswens Kramer - NOS Olympische Spelen Sotsji 2014

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Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark waves to the Denmark Olympic team during the Opening Ceremony. with the new danish IOC member

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Old 02-08-2014, 02:37 PM
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I watched it too. Great skating from Sven Kramer.
Video of Willem-Alexander cheering for Sven Kramer before his skating at the men's 5000 m speed skating.
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Koning: dit is grandioos, ben extreem trots - NOS Olympische Spelen Sotsji 2014
Kramer was amazing! He was so much faster than his rivals and another gold in the 10000 m is expected.
Nice video! WA and Máxima always seem so cheerful and happy on these sports events. Love to see them on these occasions.


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KRAMER SNELT NAAR RECORD - Telesport.nl - Sportnieuws, Voetbal, Wielersport, Tennis, Autosport en Schaatsen [Sotsji 2014]

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I didn't understand a thing but I really liked WA's backpack
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do love watching the royals at olympics, they seem to be so much more relaxed!

Is princess mary of denmark coming?
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This is a little off topic but are any royals participating in the Olympics?
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None are from the reigning houses AFAIK, but Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, a member of the non-reigning House of Hohenlohe, is skiing for Mexico. I think the royals tend to compete more in the Summer Olympics.
Why for Mexico? Does he live here and has Mexican citizenship?
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Why for Mexico? Does he live here and has Mexican citizenship?
Von Hohenlohe was born in Mexico and his grandmother is half-mexican. One must have the citizenship to be able to represent a country at the Olympics.
Who is Hubertus von Hohenlohe, and Why Is He Skiing for Mexico - TIME
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Why for Mexico? Does he live here and has Mexican citizenship?

He was born in Mexico and has participated in the Olympics for them 5 times before.
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Anyone seen Anne today at any of the events?
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