Royal talisman Kate flies solo

Monday August 6, 2012

Until now, the Duchess of Cambridge has been playing Olympic talisman with the support of her fellow ambassadors, Prince William and Prince Harry.

But on Sunday evening, Kate continued her hectic Olympic schedule alone as she watched the men's gymnastics.

Kitted out in official team GB colours, the royal looked the part as she cheered Louis Smith on to a silver medal and Max Whitlock to bronze after both worked their magic on the pommel horse.

Their victory rounded off a stellar weekend for British Olympians, whose medal haul saw them power into third position on the tally tables.

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