Duchess Kate presents gold medal at Paralympics

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 02: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge looks on during the medal ceremony for Men's Discus Throw - F42 on day 4 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 2, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Mike Ehrmann

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge looks on during the medal ceremony for Men's Discus Throw at the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sept. 2, 2012, in London.
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(CBS News) Kate, Duchess of Cambridge awarded British discus thrower Aled Davies his gold medal on Sunday at the Paralympic Games.

Pictures: Royals at the Paralympic Games
Pictures: Kate, Duchess of Cambridge

The 21-year-old gold medalist tweeted about his encounter with the duchess.

Kate, who is an ambassador for Team Great Britian at the 2012 Paralympic Games, has been attending various events and cheering on her country at the Games.

After the Paralympics she and Prince Williamwill tour the South Pacific as part of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

The couple will head to Singapore on Sept. 11.


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