Princess Charlene of Monaco's birthday: ten facts

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Princess Charlene of Monaco's birthday: ten facts

2. As a keen swimmer from the age of three, Charlene went on to compete in the 1999 All-African games in Johannesburg winning four gold medals including the 100 m freestyle.

Charlene then went onto represent South Africa at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, where, with the South African women's 4x100m medley, she finished fifth.