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  • The Duchess of Cambridge meets the Team GB men's hockey team during London 2012
  • The Duchess of Cambridge shoots for goal as she visits the women's hockey team during London 2012
  • The Prince of Wales shows his daughter-in-law the work of his charity Children and The Arts
  • The Duchess of Cambridge watches Team GB compete at the Sailing in the London 2012 Olympics

The Duchess of Cambridge is a keen sportswoman, and has been involved in many different sports over the years.

While at Marlborough College in Wiltshire, The Duchess participated in various sports on behalf of the school, including playing tennis, hockey and netball and taking part in athletics, particularly high jump.

The Duchess’s interest in hockey continued into her university years, and while at St. Andrews studying History of Art, she played for the university team.

Other hobbies include more recreational sports such as hill walking, tennis, sailing, swimming, and the arts, including photography and painting.

The Duchess’s enthusiasm for photography saw her taking photographs as part of her role during her time working within Party Pieces, a family company owned and run by her parents.

Her Royal Highness remains a keen fan of playing and watching sport, and represented the UK as an ambassador for Team GB during the London 2012 Olympics.  The Duchess even tried her hand at table tennis during an event for the Royal Foundation in London.

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