Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene
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Monaco Prince Albert II marries Olympic swimmer

Prince Albert II of Monaco has married South African former Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock, in a civil ceremony.

The wedding took place in the principality's royal palace by the Mediterranean, where a more elaborate religious ceremony will also be held on Saturday.

Ms Wittstock, 33, who swam in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, is now Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 02 Jul 2011
  • From the section Europe
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