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Royal Watch: Kate Middleton attends Commonwealth Games, William and Harry pose with Usain Bolt

By Marcina Zaccaria ,

The royals took the stands at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, which feature boxing, cycling, gymnastics, rugby, and swimming.

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, joined in the celebration of the games, playing three tins. She looked fantastic with wedge shoes, showing everyone how to play this light-hearted game.

The royals also looked ready for photo opportunities, and they offered plenty of smiles for a carefree day. They posed with Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

In addition to chatting with athletes at the Games, the royals spent a moment of time with organizers of some of their favorite charities. Middleton supported Sports Aid, while Harry and William supported Coach Core, a Royal Foundation that helps teenagers get qualifications in coaching and leadership.

Kate Middleton plays at the Commonwealth Games

The Duchess appeared in high heel shoes at the Commonwealth Games to play three tins, in which players knock down tin cans with a ball according to The Mirror.

Prince William and Harry also participated in the game with children at Glasgow 2014. The brothers played on opposing teams.


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Prince Harry and Prince William pose with Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt

The royals posed with Bolt for photos, notes The Daily Mail. All three royals spoke to the Olympic champion and laughed before the photo was taken.

Harry and William were also seen at the city’s Gorbals Leisure Centre on day six of the Commonwealth Games. William and Harry also faced off in a soccer game and Harry’s team won.


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Princes Harry and William visit Coach Core while Kate Middleton visits SportsAid

Harry and William spent some time visiting Coach Core, a Royal Foundation that assists in helping teenagers get qualifications in coaching and leadership. It offers the possibility for young people to gain work experience and training in community sports coaching.

Kate attended a celebration hosted by SportsAid. She is a patron for the foundation and she helps fund rising U.K. athletes so they can compete internationally. At the Home Nation House, she visited mentoring sessions lead by tennis star Laura Robson, former world champion open-water swimmer Keri-Anne Payne, Glasgow 2014 Team Wales captain Aled Davies and 2002 Commonwealth Games silver medalist Steve Parry.

Many of the athletes in Glasgow have had support from SportsAid. Some of the leading athletes include Sir Bradley Wiggins for Team England, Daniel Keatings for Team Scotland, Michael Conlan for Team Northern Ireland, and Geraint Thomas for Team Wales.

 
 

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