Spanish monarchs congratulate Winter Olympics squad

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Madrid, March 7 (IANS) King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain received the country’s Winter Olympics team at the royal Zarzuela Palace here.

Spanish athletes present at Tuesday’s event included ice skater Javier Fernandez and snowboarder Regino Hernandez, who both took bronze in the PyeongChang Games in South Korea, Efe news agency reported.

The President of Spain’s Olympic Committee (COE) Alejandro Blanco gifted the monarchs with an official team shirt signed by all of the competitors, before posing for a photograph.

–IANS

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