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Dazzling Royals

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2012 | 12:00 AM
An established fashion icon, the Dutchess of Cambridge arrives in a teal Jenny Packham gown. Prince William holds his own in a dinner suit.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrives at the Royal Albert Hall for a British Olympic Team GB gala event in London, Friday, May 11.- AP photos
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LONDON (AP):Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have dressed to the nines to support the British Olympic team at a gala dinner.

The royal couple was among the audience at the event at London's Royal Albert Hall, which features singers Gary Barlow and Will Young.

The Duchess, formerly known as Kate Middleton, dazzled photographers in a teal Jenny Packham gown, while William wore a dinner suit.

The prince said he couldn't wait for the Games to begin, and encouraged Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes in a speech, saying: "Glory awaits you."

The Olympics will take place from July 27-August 12.