Monthly Archives: July 2012

BRITISH ROYALS WATCH THE SHOW JUMPING EVENT AT THE 2012 LONDON OLYMPICS

Members of the British royal family, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Princess Royal, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie,  showed their support for the British Equestrian team and Zara Phillips at Greenwich where they saw Team Great Britain win the silver medal in the Show Jumping event on July 31, 2012.  The Princess Royal, Zara’s mother, and herself an Olympian and member of the IOC, presented the gold, silver and bronze medals to Germany, Great Britain and New Zealand.  Photos by Bauer Griffin and Getty Images.

The Princess Royal watching her daughter, Zara Phillips try to win an Olympic medal

The Princess Royal congratulates her daughter, Zara Phillips, on winning an Olympic Silver medal

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ZARA PHILLIPS AND THE BRITISH EQUESTRIAN TEAM WIN THE SILVER IN THE LONDON OLYMPICS

On Day 4 of the 2012 London Olympic Games (July 31, 2012) Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, along with her teammates:  Mary King, William Fox Pitt, Kristina Cook and Nicola Wilson, won the silver medal in the Eventing Team Jumping Final Equestrian.  The medals were awarded at Greenwich Park in London, England where the Equestrian events have been taking place.  Zara’s mother, the Princess Royal, herself an Olympian, was on hand to see her daughter win the silver medal team competition.  The German team won the gold medal and the New Zealand team took the bronze.  Photos by Getty Images.

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THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRDIGE AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY IN LONDON

Looking chic with her hair in a chignon, and wearing a light gray dress first seen on her in California last year , the Duchess of Cambridge attended the UK’s Creative Industries Reception held at London’s Royal Academy on July 30, 2012.  Photos by Getty Images.

The Duchess of Cambridge with British Prime Minister David Cameron

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ZARA PHILLIPS AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS COMPLETES A CLEAR ROUND AT CROSS COUNTRY

On Day 3 (July 30, 2012) of the London Olympics, Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, a member of the British Olympic Equestrian team, participated in the Cross Country portion of the Equestrian eventing, riding High Kingdom at historic Greenwich Park.  Zara completed the dangerous course designed to  challenge horse and rider in 9 minutes 55 seconds, well within the 10 minute 3 second time limit.   Zara is quoted as saying of High Kingdom, “He did amazing.”  She was cheered on by thousands of spectators including Zara’s mother, the Princess Royal; the Duchess of Cornwall; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; Prince Harry; and the Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York.  Photos by Getty Images.

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Harry with his cousins, Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice of York

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QUEEN’S ELIZABETH II GRANDDAUGHTER, ZARA PHILLIPS COMPETES IN THE DRESSAGE EVENT AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS

On Day 2 of the Olympic Games in London (July 29, 2012), Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, a member of Great Britain’s Equestrian team, rode her horse, High Kingdom, to compete in the Dressage event.  The event was held at Greenwich Park and in the stands to show their support were Zara’s grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, and her mother, the Princess Royal, herself an Olympian and champion equestrian rider.  Photos by Getty Images.

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PRINCE ALBERT AND PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco are in London for the Olympic games and attended a cocktail event for I.O.C members on July 28, 2012 which was held at the “Maison de Monaco.”  On July 29, 2012, the prince and princess attended swimming events at the Aquatics Centre.  Photos by Getty Images.

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II VISITS THE OLYMPIC STADIUM AND AQUATICS CENTRE ON DAY ONE OF THE LONDON OLYMPIC GAMES

Queen Elizabeth II visited on July 28, 2012, the Aquatics Centre on the first day of the 2012 London with Lord Coe, the Chairman of the London Organising Committee.  The queen also visited the Olympic Stadium accompanied by London’s Mayor, Boris Johnson.  Photos by Getty Images.

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