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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark has visited the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee during Her Royal Majesty Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark, state visit to Russia in early September 2011.

During a working meeting with Dmitry Chernyshenko, Sochi 2014 president, the Crown Prince was presented with a detailed report on the preparation for the Games. Following the presentation, HRH Crown Prince Frederick gave high praise to the Sochi 2014 progress. HRH Crown Prince Frederick became an IOC member in 2009 and has since been a highly active member of the Olympic movement. Following his meeting with the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee, HRH Crown Prince Frederick said: " This visit to Moscow is the perfect opportunity for me to meet the top Sochi 2014 team and learn more about the complex preparations for a Winter Games. " Preparing to host a Winter Games is a challenging task that demands the utmost dedication and togetherness from all parties involved; I am impressed with the Organising Committee's achievements, under the leadership of Dmitry Chernyshenko. " During his address, HRH Crown Prince Frederick thanked the Organising Committee staff for their warm hospitality and expressed his hope that the 2014 Games will be staged at the highest standard. HRH Crown Prince Frederick took time to meet and speak with many members of the Organising Committee staff and a group photo was taken as a souvenir of his visit

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