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Kate in medal-winning form for the (not so) high jump at Commonwealth Games

By PA Reporters

The Duchess of Cambridge took a leap of faith in a dress and wedges at the Commonwealth Games yesterday as she boldly tried her hand at a traditional South African game.

Joined by Princes William and Harry, she got into the spirit of 'Three Tins' at a Unicef children's event hosted in the athletes' village.

Kate listened as one of the children explained the rules, which include knocking down three tins with a ball before running in to the middle of the square, rebuilding them and then hopping over the tins three times.

She cheered as she knocked the tins over and looked up and smiled after completing the task in her high wedges.

William and Harry later faced each other in opposing teams as they played the same game.

Earlier in the day, the Royals were joined by the world's fastest man Usain Bolt as they met competitors taking part in the Games.

They were joined on their tour of the site by the country's most successful Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy, who is also chieftain of the village.

Their visit comes the day after they joined thousands of spectators at the Games, taking in gymnastics, boxing, hockey and swimming.

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