Princess Charlene of Monaco visited the Louis II stadium swimming pool to check the preparations being made by the South African swim team for the Olympics.
The princess was dressed in casuals, a white top and a brown pant while on her visit. She teamed it with a black clutch.
Charlene, a former member of the team, offered help in terms of funding and hosting for the team, after hearing their problems. She has reportedly offered to host the team free of charge in Monaco, including travel, food, accomodation and other facilities, the Examiner reported.
"The Princess would like these very promising young athletes to benefit from the best possible conditions before the Games. With the support of Her Foundation, the Princess made certain the swimmers would follow a rigorous physical preparation programme perfectly adapted to the Olympics," read a statement from the Palace.
Meanwhile, Princess Charlene and husband Prince Albert are excited to attend the 2000 Olympics. Both are former Olympians. Charlene was part of the 2000 Olympics swim team, where she fininished fifth in the swimming competition. Albert competed in bobsledding events at five Winter Games and Charlene swam for South Africa in the 2000 Summer Games, the CBS News reported.Charlene has also participated in the Midmar Mile, a famous swimming event that holds the Guinness World record for the single largest swimming race ever. By swimming the Midmar Mile, the Princess also raised money for the Special Olympics Charity Foundation in Monaco.
"With the support of Her Foundation, the princess made certain the swimmers would follow a rigorous physical preparation programme perfectly adapted to the Olympic Games. The princess said she would be extremely attentive to the proper organisation of their stay, which should last from 8 to 22 July in Monaco," Female First quoted another statement from the Palace.
Take a look at the pictures of Princess Charlene of Monaco visiting the South African swimmers: