Prince Harry showed his London Olympics pride with a lapel pin this morning at a special reception. He invited 25 young athletes to his father Prince Charles's official residence, Clarence House. The youngsters were selected to attend after they won their own gold medals at the First National Finals of the School Games, with which Harry is involved, in May. Along with UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt,
Prince Harry said a few words. Harry teased Jeremy about an incident last month, in which a bell Jeremy rang during an Olympics ceremony broke apart and nearly flew into a group of bystanders. Harry sought to inspire the 25 kids to think about the Rio 2016 games. He said, "Because of your achievements, you have become role models — not just for your friends at school but for the next generation of British athletes. I urge you to pick up the torch — or, in Jeremy's case, the bell — and I expect to see your faces again when you stand on the podium at Rio and beyond."
Prince Harry hosted a reception for school game athletes in London.
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Prince Harry greeted guests as they arrived at the reception held for athletic winners of the First National Finals of the School Games.
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Prince Harry shared a laugh with Olympic Gold medalist Darren Campbell at an event in London.
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Prince Harry talked with young athletes from the school games.
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Prince Harry looked handsome in a suit and tie at a reception in London.
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The winning athletes of the First National Finals of the School Games were recognized at a reception hosted by Prince Harry.
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Prince Harry chatted with the young athletes.
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Prince Harry became acquainted with the athletes during the reception hosted at the Clarence House in London, England.
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Prince Harry talked one on one with the athletes.
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Prince Harry made Olympic Gold medalist Darren Campbell laugh.
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Prince Harry's charismatic nature made him the perfect host.
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Prince Harry individually spoke to the winners of the First National Finals of the School Games.
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Prince Harry kept the athletes entertained.
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Prince Harry made the athletes laugh during a reception in London.
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Prince Harry recognized the achievements of the school game athletes by hosting a reception at the Clarence House in London, England.
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Prince Harry used hand gestures while talking to a school games athlete.
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Prince Harry wore a blue suit to host the reception for the winning athletes of the First National Finals of the School Games in London, England.
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Prince Harry had Olympic Gold medalist Darren Campbell by his side while hosting a reception for the athletes of the school games.
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