We Go To Rio: Olympics Flashback – Beijing 2008

  August 2, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Four years prior to London 2012, there was Beijing 2008…

Even before becoming the country’s Princess, Charlene Wittstock was already showing the Monaco team her support – seen above with Prince Albert at the Opening Ceremony.

Spain’s future King and Queen wave to the Spanish athletes as they march around the stadium during the Opening Ceremony.

Princess Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg competes in the Dressage Grand Prix (in the Team Dressage, she won a bronze medal with Denmark).

Prince Albert II of Monaco chats with Spain’s Queen Sofia during the synchronised swimming.

Selfie time: Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark take a quick snap during a basketball match.

Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Sebastien and Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg at a swimming event.

As always, the Dutch are hard to miss in the crowd with their bright orange uniforms – Princess Maxima and Prince Willem-Alexander cheer during the women’s 4x100m freestyle relay (The Netherlands took home the gold in this event).

Things look tense during the France-Spain men’s handball match for Queen Sofia, Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín.

Prince Philippos and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece with Princess Benedikte of Sayn-Wittengstein-Berleburg watch the Dressage Grand Prix, where Princess Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg was competing.

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