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NEWS: Royals and Usain Bolt meet Games athletes

Prince Harry with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talks with Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt

Prince Harry with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talks with Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry were joined by world’s fastest man Usain Bolt as they visited athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

William, Kate and Harry also played ball games with school children after meeting some of the host nation's medal winners at Team Scotland's accommodation.

They were joined on their tour of the site by the country's most successful Olympian Sir Chris Hoy, who is also chieftain of the village.

Their visit comes the day after they joined thousands of spectators at the Games, taking in gymnastics, boxing, hockey and swimming.

After arriving at the village in the east end of the city, they met Scottish judo gold medal winner Chris Sherrington and swimmers Ross Murdoch and Erraid Davies.

They were then given a tour of the recreation facilities for the athletes, where William played video games with some of the Welsh women's hockey team.

All three moved on to the village green where they heard a performance of the Games' anthem for Unicef from a group of local school children.

They then joined in the ball games traditionally played in countries from across the Commonwealth.

Kate listened as one of the children explained the rules of a game which includes knocking down three tins with a ball before running in to the middle of the square, rebuilding them and hopping over the tins three times.

She cheered as she knocked the tins over and looked up and smiled after completing the task in her high wedges.

The brothers later faced each other in opposing teams as they played the same game.

 

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