Prince Harry enjoyed testing the new attractions at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park today as schoolchildren pushed him as high as possible on a newly installed swing.
The Prince joined Mayor of London Boris Johnson on a visit to the park in Stratford, east London ahead of its official opening on Saturday.
After getting off the basket swing, Harry told the children: "Now I get to push you."
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