The opening of the 2008 Olympics and the performances of athletes in the first days of the competition visited the leaders and representatives of the royal families of more than 80 states.
Among them - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, US President George W. Bush, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the Chinese leader Hu Jintao, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Crown Prince Felipe of Spain and Princess Leticia, Israeli President Shimon Peres and others.
Crown Prince Felipe of Spain and Princess Leticia. Photo: Charles Dharapak / AP.
Chinese President Hu Jintao (Hu Jinato).
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin discusses with US President George W. Bush (George W. Bush) the situation in South Ossetia.
George W. Bush, Henry Kissinger (Henry Kissinger) and George HW Bush.