Prince Albert and Princess Charlène at the official presentation of the Monaco rugby tournament
LL. AA. SS. Prince Albert and Princess Charlène have attended the Monaco Yacht Club at the official presentation of the Monaco Sevens 2021 rugby tournament.The virtual kick-off was given by rugby player Mathieu Bastareaud, French international and ambassador of the official presentation, after a pass of the ball between S.A.S. Princess Charlène and S.A.S. Prince Albert.This men’s and women’s 7-a-side rugby Olympic qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics will see 24 teams face off on 19 and 20 June 2021 at Louis II Stadium in Monaco. This event is organized with the support of the Monegasque Rugby Federation, the Principe government and institutional partners.The two best women’s teams and the best men’s team will thus be able to participate in the Olympics this summer in Japan.In parallel, on 19 June 2021, in this 7-a-side Olympic rugby qualifier tournament, the Santa Devota children’s rugby tournament will be held, organized by the Monegasque Rugby Federation with the support of the Princess Charlene Foundation of Monaco.
The Monaco Sevens 2021 tournament draw will take place in the Principality at the end of April.
© Photo: Eric Mathon / Princely Palace Facebook