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Prince Albert presented Monaco’s athletes competing in the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang, South Korea, at the Fairmont Hotel on Wednesday.
The four Olympic athletes who will defend the colours of the Principality during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, from February 9 to 25, are Alexandra Coletti and Olivier Jenot, in alpine skiing, Rudy Rinaldi (pilot) and Boris Vain (brakeman) in bobsleigh.
The event took place in the presence of Patrice Cellario, Minister of the Interior, HE Yvette Lambin-Berti, Secretary General of the Monegasque Olympic Committee and many other personalities.
The Sovereign Prince also unveiled the name of the flag bearer of the Monegasque delegation during the opening ceremony. This honour will go to 24-year-old Rudy Rinaldi.
Pierre Casiraghi will see his German racing partner Boris Hermann skippering the first Monegasque yacht to participate in the Vendée Globe, a gruelling round-the-world sailing race.
Both Monaco and Bologna went into Wednesday night’s Euro Cup 7 match unvanquished, but it was the Roca Team’s opponents who put an end to a five-game winning streak.
AS Monaco has announced the launch of its new store on Amazon, with a dedicated page available in France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Germany.
The Red and Whites played a tough match at home against Montpellier Hérault Sport Club which ended in a 1-1 draw and saw Montpellier playing much of the match one man down.