Kate Middleton and Prince William will reportedly watch Zara Phillips at the equestrian events, plus athletics, gymnastics and swimming
Kate Middleton and Prince William certainly a busy few weeks ahead! Their jam-packed Olympic schedule released by Clarence House yesterday, who confirmed the royal couple will be attending no less than 15 Olympic events between them.
As official Ambassadors of the London 2012 Olympics, the lucky Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have bagged the best seats in the house for some of the most hotly-anticipated sporting events.
According to officials, William and Kate, together with Prince Harry, will cheer on cousin Zara Phillips in the equestrian events, with Prince William also scheduled to attend Team GB football at Wembley, Tennis at Wimbledon and Athletics, including the men’s 100m final.
Meanwhile, Kate Middleton will reportedly watch the swimming, sailing, diving and hockey, and Prince Harry the Beach Volleyball on Horse Guards Parade.
One royal aide told the Telegraph: ‘The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have been tremendously excited about the Olympics for a long time and want to throw themselves in to the Games and help out as much as they can.
‘They will be out and about for much of the two weeks, but as well as watching the sports and meeting many of the athletes and visiting dignitaries, they hope to meet a whole cross-section of people, from volunteers to cooks in the Olympic village, who will make the Games a success.’
Another insider added Kate Middleton is ‘especially pleased she can watch the women’s hockey team because she has trained with them.’
Prince William and Kate Middleton will kick off their Olympic appearances as they welcome the Olympic torch to Buckingham Palace this Thursday, although it’s not yet confirmed whether they’ll attend the opening ceremony on Friday.
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