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Princess Anne departs South Korea after enjoying two weeks at the Winter Olympics

The Princess Royal has departed South Korea for the UK following a two week stay in the country as the attended the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Princess Anne had been in South Korea since early February in the capacity of President of the British Olympic Association.

She has held the role of President since 1983 and attends every Olympic Games to support British athletes.

Her Royal Highness is also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and attended many meetings and events during her time in the country to reflect the responsibilities that the role holds.

As well as attending Opening Ceremony, The Queen’s daughter has also been present at Team GB’s Flag Raising Ceremony and has watched many hours of sporting action from the stands.

Her Royal Highness has a long history with the Olympic Games, having both competed as an athlete as well as being a member of the IOC for more than three decades.

In 1976, she participated in the Olympic Games in Montreal, riding aboard The Queen’s horse, Goodwill.

Despite only being back in the UK for a matter of hours, on Tuesday she will resume royal duties as normal as two separate engagements are in the diary.

The Princess Royal, as Patron of the Injured Jockeys Fund, will open the renovated Oaksey House facilities in The Royal County of Berkshire.

Later in the day, she will attend a reception to mark the establishment of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s children’s research fund.

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