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Prince William devastated as Team GB miss out on silver medal
Jul 31, 2012, 12:01 GMT
Britain's Princes William and Harry looked devastated as Team GB narrowly missed out on an Olympic silver medal last night (30.07.12).
The royal brothers watched on at London's North Greenwich Arena as Team GB's male gymnasts made Olympic Games history by winning a silver medal, only for them to have it cruelly snatched away after the Japanese team appealed the judges' decision to hand them fourth position.
Unfortunately for the Brits, the Japanese team were successful with their appeal and promoted to the silver medal position, leaving Team GB with a bronze.
William was spotted with his head in his hands after the change was made and Harry also looked bemused by the decision.
Despite the disappointment, the pair - who sat alongside former athletes Denise Lewis and Sir Steve Redgrave, a retired British rower who won a gold medal in five Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000 - saw the male gymnasts make history by becoming the first British team to win a medal in the event for 100 years.
William and Harry are clearly gripped by Olympic fever after enjoying a busy day yesterday watching events that included seeing their cousin Zara Phillips compete on her horse High Kingdom in the cross-country at London's Greenwich Park.
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