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Old 10-03-2004, 08:51 PM
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Speaking of destiny. The University of Miami Ohio has hosted Guillaume more than once in the last year. The schools French program offers a semester or two at one of Luxembourg's academy's. You stay with a Luxembourg family and go to school at the same cost as going to Miami Ohio. I applied there 2 years ago but couldn't come up with $20,000 a year.:(
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Old 12-30-2004, 10:34 AM
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how many did compete for this country and has any royal competet for Luxembourg
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Old 12-30-2004, 01:27 PM
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The whole Grand Ducal family was present in Athens at the Olympic Games of 2004 to support Luxembourg's athlets (Claudine Schaul and Anne Kremer (tennis), Kim Kirchen, Benoit Joachim and Frank Schleck (all cycling), Liz May (triathlon), Alwin de Prins and Lara Heinz (swimming), Jeff Henkels (archery) and David Fiegen (runner)).

1. Princess Alexandra with her Mother Teresa and a new fan
2. Princess Alexandra and her father Grand Duke Henri
3. dancing with brother Louis
4. with her mother again
5. the whole family in Athens (I love this picture:o !)
6. to 9. other pictures of Luxembourg royals in Athens
10. the whole delegation
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Old 12-30-2004, 02:43 PM
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The picture marathon continues...

11. and 12. Grand Duke Henri at the medal ceremony
13. the triathlet Liz May (she was awarded recently player of the year) with her coach; she realized a phantastic 16th place!:)
14. Liz may with her coach and Marc Theisen (a reporter?)
15. Grand Duke Henri following the thriatlon ladies
16. Henri and Maria Teresa visiting the Olympic village
17. Grand Duke Henri with the ministers Fernand Boden (tourism) and Jeannot Krecké (sports)
18. another picture of the family
19. Grand Duke Henri with Benoit Joachim (cycling, the guy in the middle with tha arms in a certain position) and sport minister Jeannot Krecké
20. Grand Duke Henri following the 100 meter swimming


More pics of the Luxembourgish royal family at the biggest sport event of 2004 will follow soon.
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Old 12-30-2004, 04:56 PM
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So there were only 10 athletes competing for Luxembourg? That is a good number for such a small country.:p Thank you drimal for all the photos. I especially loved the pictures of them altogether as a family. :)
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Old 12-30-2004, 08:43 PM
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I'm not sure if this pic has been posted before - I hope not :) It has the whole family!!!

I actually laugh when I see that photo because they're all looking in different directions, and it's like, surely the athletes they're watching are in the same spot. They look like they're watching a Quidditch match...
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muhahahaha...i bet they weren't looking at the players...the Princes were checking out for hot chicks and the princess some hot spunk hahahaha ^___^
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muhahahaha...i bet they weren't looking at the players...the Princes were checking out for hot chicks and the princess some hot spunk hahahaha ^___^
Alex? She's 13! A wee bit too young, but one never knows. But I can definately see Guillaume and Felix doing that.
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Old 12-31-2004, 11:19 AM
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the picture marathon continues...:)

21. Grand Duke Henri with swimmer Lara Heinz(middle) and sport minister Jeannot Krecké (second from the right)
22. another picture (Lara Heinz is the first from the left now)
23. Grand Duke Henri and sport minister Jeannot Krecké greeting female tennis players Anne Kremer (first from the left) and Claudine Schaul (second from the left)
24. from left to right: tennis players Anne Kremer, Claudine Schaul and Grand Duke Henri
25. the Grand Ducal couple is a proud supporter of Luxembourg's athlets:)
26. Henri and Maria Teresa greeting Claudine Schaul (she is the best tennis player, actually on position #63 in the world and had won Strasbourg title over Lindsay Davenport #1, in Athens she lost in the first round to Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova)
27. talking with Jeff Henckels (archer)
28. talking with cyclist Kim Kirchen who realized the excellent 6th place in Athens:) (during the season he was second on a stage of Tour de France and three more times in the Top Ten of Tour de France stages!)
29. talking with swimmer Alwin de Prins
30. the whole Olympic delegation
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Its these pics that got me confused with the flag and other symbols!
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