• The Olympics are the top sports competition in the world
  • Members of the royal family have participated in several competitions in the past

It's a show that always captures the imagination of the people. And royals are no different! Whether it's competing in events, or supporting from the sidelines, it's always big news when royals turn up at the games! Here is the very best of royals at the Olympics throughout the years.

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The Best Of Royals In The Olympics

In 1976, Princess Anne made royal and Olympic history by being the first British royal to ever participate in the games. She competed in equestrian riding. The games were held in Montreal, and her mother the Queen, and her brothers, Andrew, Edward, and Charles were there to lend their support! Her daughter, Zara Tindall, followed suit almost 30 years later participating in the 2012 London Olympics. She also rode equestrian.

Watch the video above to learn more!