The Fondation François-Xavier Mora’s team, whose captains are the rugbyman Percy Montgomery and the swimming champion Ryk Neethling, won the « Riviera Water Bike Challenge », which took place on 4 June 2017, between Nice and Monaco.
After Mr. Christian Estrosi’s welcome address, Mayor of Nice – President of Nice Cote d’Azur Metropolis, HSH Prince Albert II asked for a minute of silence in memory of yesterday’s London attacks’ victims.
HSH Prince Albert II opened the race alongside the nine other teams.
HSH Princess Charlene warmly congratulated the participants and awarded the winners. The teams Monaco Police and COCC respectively ranked second and third.
Four Ambassadors of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation – Pierre Frolla, Nic Lamb, Jamie Mitchell, Terence Parkin – took part in the competition.
On this day, Ryk Neethling, one of the most accomplished swimmers in history, was in his turn named Ambassador of the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation for his commitment to the children’s cause.