This image made available by LOCOG shows Queen Elizabeth II, center, and the Duke of Edinburgh, obscured, greeting Torchbearer 073 Gina Macgregor, left, and Olympic chairman Sebastian Coe right, outside Windsor Castle, Windsor, England Tuesday July 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Chris Radburn/LOCOG)
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, walks out to present Lord Sebastian Coe with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards show on Dec. 17, 2012. This was her first official appearance since leaving the hospital for morning sickness.
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'Extraordinary': The same spirit of celebration was found when the Olympic flame reached the UK, said the Queen, pictured here with torchbearer Gina Macgregor (left) and London 2012 chairman Lord Sebastian Coe