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In pictures: Charles in Cardiff

Prince Charles shared a joke with Joe Calzaghe during their meeting

The king of the boxing ring, Joe Calzaghe, met the Prince of Wales in Cardiff for some gentle verbal sparring.

Joe Calzaghe and Prince Charles

The Newbridge boxer, celebrating 10 years as champion, told the prince: "Fighting is easy, making the weight is the hardest."

Prince Charles also presented boxer Joe Calzaghe with a Lifetime Achievement Award watched by boxing promoter Frank Warren

Prince Charles presented the undisputed world supermiddleweight champion with a lifetime achievement award, watched by promoter Frank Warren

Joe Calzaghe with a Lonsdale belt from the Welsh Sports Hall of Fame presented to him by Prince Charles

Calzaghe displayed a Lonsdale belt from the Welsh Sports Hall of Fame presented to him by Prince Charles

Prince Charles, Lord Lt South Glamorgan Norman Lloyd-Edwards and First Minister Rhodri Morgan during the opening ceremony of the Royal British Legion's Field of Remembrance in Cardiff

Earlier, there was a solemn ceremony as Prince Charles opened the Royal British Legion's Field of Remembrance in Cardiff

 As part of the visit to Cardiff, the prince was shown the new memorial to the Falklands Conflict

The prince also paused in Cathays Park to see the new memorial to the Falklands Conflict





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