Albert also undertook an exchange program with the University of Bristol, at the Alfred Marshall School of Economics and Management in 1979.Albert was an enthusiastic sportsman, participating in cross country, javelin throwing, handball, judo, swimming, tennis, rowing, sailing, skiing, squash and fencing. Albert competed in the bobsleigh at five consecutive Winter Olympics for Monaco, taking part in both the two-man and four-man events.In the two-man bobsleigh Albert finished 25th at the 1988 games in Calgary, 43rd at the 1992 games in Albertville, and 31st at the 2002 games.In the four-man bobsleigh Albert finished 27th in 1992, 26th at the 1994 games in Lillehammer, and 28th at both the 1998 games in Nagano and the 2002 games in Salt Lake City.Prince Albert's sisters are Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Princess Stéphanie.
Albert attended high school at the Lycee Albert Premier, graduating with distinction in 1976.Albert has been a member of the International Olympic Committee since 1985, and his maternal grandfather, John B. Kelly Jr., were both Summer Olympic medal winners in rowing.On 7 March 2005, Albert's father Rainier III, Prince of Monaco was admitted to a hospital in the principality; he was later moved to an intensive care ward.The Prince was being treated for breathing, kidney, and heart trouble.(Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi; born 14 March 1958) is the reigning monarch of the Principality of Monaco, and head of the Princely House of Grimaldi.
Prince Albert is the son of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and American actress Grace Kelly.