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Celebrity cup raises funds for Princess Charlene Foundation

Celebrity cup raises funds for Princess Charlene Foundation

By Cassandra Tanti - October 7, 2019

The Powers Properties team has taken out top spot on the podium at this year’s Princess of Monaco Cup. Held at the Monte Carlo Golf Club, the celebrity event raises funds for the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

The event was held on 3rd October in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II and Gareth Wittstock, General Secretary of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

Charles Leclerc © Philippe Fitte / Fondation Princesse Charlène de Monaco

The Power Properties team, led by David Tanner (cycling), gained first place on the podium, while the Amalgam and Serenity teams with their leaders Diana Luna (golf) and Juandre Kruger (rugby), respectively reached the second and third position.

In total, there were 18 teams of three players including one celebrity participating in the friendly competition, with its unofficial ‘scramble’ format.

The participants of the draw, first row from left to right: Eddie Jordan, Rudi Keil, Tony Lloyd, Percy Montgomery, David Tanner, Stylian Petrov. Second row, from left to right: Richard Dunne, Diana Luna, Victoria Silvstedt, Sophie Sandolo, Caroline Mohr, Bjorn Maaseide, Mark Webber, José Cobos, and Gilles Panizzi. © Eric Mathon / Palais Princier

Hosted by Victoria Silvstedt and Eddie Jordan, a draw pairing the athletes to the teams was held on Wednesday 2nd October at the Monaco Yacht Club.

Ambassadors of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation Charles Leclerc (F1) and Bjorn Maaseide (Beach Volley), were joined by a host of athletes in accepting to be the leaders of the team. They were: José Cobos (football), David Coulthard (F1), Jérôme d’Ambrosio (Formula E), Richard Dunne (football), Mika Hakkinen (F1), Rudi Keil (rugby), Juandre Kruger (rugby), Tony Lloyd (golf), Diana Luna (golf), Caroline Mohr (golf), Percy Montgomery (rugby), Gilles Panizzi (rally), Stiliyan Petrov (football), Sophie Sandolo (golf), David Tanner (cycling), and Mark Webber (F1).

The participants of the Princess of Monaco Cup.© Philippe Fitte / Fondation Princesse Charlène de Monaco

Funds raised during the event will go towards renovation works of the Princesse Charlène de Monaco municipal swimming pool in La Turbie and a swimming program at Awutu-Winton High School in Ghana.

 

Top photo from left to right: Eddie Jordan, David Tanner and the members of the winning team Power Properties, Michael Wittstock and HSH Prince Albert II. © Eric Mathon / Palais Princier

 

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