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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.
Boris Herrmann, captain of the Seaexplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco, aided in the rescue effort to find fellow sailor Kevin Escoffier after he was forced to abandon ship.
Seven-time Formula One world champion and Monaco resident Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix after testing positive for Covid-19.
Ferrari teammates Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc nearly collided at the Bahrain Grand Prix and Vettel was clearly none too pleased with the Monegasque’s moves.
Fresh off their exciting win against Paris, Sunday’s victory against Nîmes Olympique gives AS Monaco their longest winning streak since 2016-17 and puts them firmly in the Top 5.