Prince Albert II and his wife Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the start of the 1st stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race in Nice, France on 29 August 2020.
The start of the 2020 Tour (known as The Grand Départ) took place in Nice n early afternoon. This was the second occasion that the city has held the Grand Départ, the first being for the 1981 Tour de France.
The royal couple was welcomed by the Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi and his wife Laura Tenoudji Estrosi.
Following the covid safety measures, Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and the attendees wore facial masks.
Princess Charlene was wearing the Why so serious mask? of Peter Sagan.
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Laura Tenoudji Estrosi, the Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, Princess Charlene and Prince Albert.Embed from Getty Images
The Mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi, Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II.
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Mayor of Nice and Prince Albert II cut the ribbon to mark the Start of the Tour de France, known as the Grand Départ.
The 21 stages of the Tour de France 2020 are taking place from 29th August to 20th September.Embed from Getty Images
The 2020 Tour de France was originally scheduled to start on 27 June 2020, it was postponed until 29 August 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in France.
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The first stage of the Tour was won by Norwegian professional road bicycle race Alexander Kristoff, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates.
Kristoff claimed the first yellow jersey of the Tour de France 2020.
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Charlene of Monaco and Laura Tenoudji Estrosi.Embed from Getty Images
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- PRINCESS CHARLENE, JACQUES AND GABRIELLA ENJOY TRADITIONAL MONACO’S PICNIC.
- PRINCESS CHARLENE AND PRINCE ALBERT ATTENDED MONACO RED CROSS BALL GALA.
- PRINCESS CHARLENE OPENED PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ITALY