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Zara Phillips 'nervous but excited' for Games

London: Zara Phillips, who took time out from her training schedule ahead to collect her kit on Tuesday, admitted that she is feeling the pressure ahead of the Olympics but can’t wait to perform in front of her home crowd.

Zara Phillips

The 31-year-old British equestrian also managed to spare a few minutes to goof around with her team mates in a photobooth adidas installed for the occasion.The Royal, who missed out on the Games in Athens and Beijing due to fitness concerns over her horse Toytown, follows her mother Princess Anne and father Captain Mark Phillips in competing for Britain in eventing at the Olympics.”I’m very excited, honoured, but also nervous,” the Daily Mail quoted her as saying.She even struck a pose during the adidas Team GB kitting out at Loughborough University yesterday”A horse is a pretty unpredictable animal and it is difficult when you are trying to get it and yourself into prime fitness. You are going that extra mile; you do the extra training and, unfortunately, things can happen,” she said.Phillips will be given the chance to impress on her current horse High Kingdom, but her chances of making the squad appeared slim after struggling to replace Toytown. ANI

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