Kate Middleton is now officially the sportiest royal

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Kate Middleton is the most athletic royal — this can be easily proved. Anyone who plays sports in heels and gracefully reject athleisure should get a royal title for athleticism. And apparently Queen Liz agrees; she has officially passed on the title of patron of Wimbledon to Kate, reports the International Business Times.

What does the patron of Wimbledon do exactly? And can she do it in heels? Well, obviously, this is not a real question when it comes to the Duchess of Cambridge, because if it can be classified as a sport (e.g., darts), the woman will do it in formal wear.

See photos of Kate Middleton's amazing 33rd year in pictures:

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She's got the pregnancy glow! Just after her 33rd birthday in early January, the Duchess of Cambridge, headed to coffee at Family Friends, in Kensington, London and looked lovely in a pastel blue coat. (AP Photo/Geoff Pugh, Pool)
Less than 4 months before her daughter was due, Kate was still making apperances! She looked bright and happy in a periwinkle coat at the Emma Bridgewater pottery factory in February. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Tickled pink! The Duchess' baby belly was really starting to show by the end of March and she was all smiled as she and Prince William headed to the XLP Mobile recording Studio on March 27. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Water for the Duchess! Prince William imbibed in a bew on St. Patrick's Day at the parade at  Mons Barracks, while pregnant Catherine enjoyed a glass of water. The two soon-to-be parents couldn't stop smiling (Photo by Eddie Mulholland - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Three's a crowd! Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William got gussied up to attend a Service of Commemoration for troops who were stationed in Afghanistan and as usual the trio looked happy to hang out together. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Kate looked right at home working with a student during a school visit two months before her second child was due!  How much do you love that dalmatian-like dress? 

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Pretty in pink! Kate looked lovelier than ever as she and her husband attended the Observance for Commonwealth Day Service At Westminster Abbey. How fabulous do her growing baby belly look? (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Welcome to the world, Princess Charlotte! The proud parents showed off their brand new bundle of joy on the steps of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital on May 2, 2015. Kate was absolutely glowing in a yellow dress while little Charlotte was swaddled in a gorgeous white blanket. (Photo credit: Paul Treadway / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

While Kate and Charlotte were the stars of May 2, Prince William and Prince George were quite the men of the hour as they waved to the crowds of well-wishers at St. Mary's Hospital. Prince George was reportedly very excited about meeting his new baby sister. 

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One month after Princess Charlotte's arrival, the royal family was back in action attending royal events. First stop was viewing the fly-past during the Queen's Birthday Parade, 'Trooping the Colour -- and Prince George nearly stole the show with his cuteness. He was clearly excited to see the airplanes. 

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Mommy duty! Prince George turned into quite the precocious toddler over the year and Kate clearly has her hands full with him. The happy royal took her cutie to watch a charity polo match and enjoy a little mommy-son time. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
All smiles at her royal duties! Kate looked cozy and coastal in a striped shirt and pullover during a visit to The America's Cup World Series on July 26, 2015 in Portsmouth, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)

Having two tots under one roof likely was a big change for the royal couple, but they looked happier than ever during a date to Wimbledon in July. We can't get enough of how happy they always look together. 

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Family of four! Prince William, Kate and Prince George escorted baby Charlotte to her christening. Kate was the essence of glamour in an all-white ensemble to match her daughter, but it was George's adorable ensemble that had us all talking. His proud pop wore the same outfit nearly 30 years prior. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP)
Christening Day. Kate cooed over her beautiful baby girl as they arrived at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England for Charlotte's Christening on July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool)
The faces say it all! Harry, Kate and Will couldn't contain their emotion during the England v Wales match during the Rugby World Cup 2015 on September 26, 2015 at Twickenham Stadium. The trio always seem like they have a blast together. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Haircut! Kate showed off her brand new bangs in early September and set many royal watchers running to the hair salon to replicate the bouncy and modern look. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)
Fashion forward Kate didn't miss a step at the 100 Women In Hedge Funds Gala Dinner in an Erdem floral gown. You'd never guess the gorgeous royal gave birth only six months prior based on this look. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)

Date night! Kate and Will showed off their glam side to attend the premiere of the latest Bond flick "Spectre." As usual, Kate dressed to impress in a powder blue gown from Jenny Packham.

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Always up for adventure, Kate didn't skip a beat when she was asked to rappel down a mountainside at an outdoor education center. (Photo by Chris Jackson-WPA Pool/Getty Images)
In November, the world was rocked by terrorist attacks at Paris, and Kate took time away from her schedule to sign a book of condolences for the victims of the attack. (Photo by Jonathan Brady - WPA Pool / Getty Images)
The same week, she and William attended the Annual Festival of Remembrance on November 7, 2015. Kate looked respectful in a black, lace dress with a red poppy. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Catherine scored major style points when she attended the Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace on December 8, 2015, wearing one of Princess Diana's favorite tiaras. The subtle nod to her would-have-been mother-in-law has continued to make Middleton one of the most beloved royals in recent history. We have to admit, we're big fans of Kate too.  (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Life of the party! Kate kept a sweet beat on the drums as the Anna Freud Centre Family School Christmas Party and couldn't help but smile and clap along. Photo credit should read CHRIS JACKSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Another haircut switcheroo! Just in time for the holidays, Kate chopped off her signature long locks in favor of a below-the-shoulder 'do. Many royal-watchers joked that stole the cut from her mom, Carole, who also has impeccable taste.  (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
The royals celebrated Christmas with their annual tradition of attending a  Christmas Day church service at Sandringham. Kate looked festive in a pine green coat and color-coordinated dress and hat. (Chris Jackson via Getty Images)

Kensington Palace released a series of sweet snaps of the family of four just in time to end the year. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their two children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, looked happier than ever together. (Photo via Chris Jelf/PA Wire)

Princess Charlotte was by far one of the biggest highlights of Kate's 33rd year. Her daughter looks almost exactly like her with her fair skin an dark hair.  (Photo by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge via Getty Images)

A handout photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The photograph was taken by the Duchess in mid-May at Anmer Hall in Norfolk, the couple's home. It perfectly sums up Kate's year in photos. (Photo via Duchess of Cambridge/PA Archive)

To cap off her record year, Kate snapped this adorable photo of her son, Prince George, headed off to his first day of school. The little prince is attending Westacre Montessori nursery school near Sandringham in Norfolk and it's clear that Kate is one proud mom. (Photo via Duchess of Cambridge/PA Wire)

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Mainly, this title means that Kate will be charged with presenting the tournament stars with winners trophies.

Apparently, 80-year-old Duke of Kent (the queen's cousin) has been doing this for the past 40 years. Before the sportiest royal takes over in her heels, the Duke will get to bestow the honors one more time.

But after that, Sporty Kate will do her thing. After all, it's her job now.

See all of Kate Middleton's outfits during her recent trip to India:
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THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a reception celebrating UK and Bhutanese friendship and cooperation at the Taj Hotel on April 15, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a reception celebrating UK and Bhutanese friendship and cooperation at the Taj Hotel on April 15, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a reception celebrating UK and Bhutanese friendship and cooperation at the Taj Hotel on April 15, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Queen Jetsun Pem attend a ceremonial welcome and audience at TashichhoDong on April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits Thimphu's open-air archery venue on April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
PARO, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge half way on her hike to Paro Taktsang, the Tiger's Nest monastery on April 15, 2016 in Paro, Bhutan. (Photo by UK Press Pool/Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge trek up to Tiger's Nest during a visit to Bhutan on the 15th April 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 15: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge trek up to Tiger's Nest during a visit to Bhutan on the 15th April 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Mark Large - Pool/Getty Images)
GUWAHATI, KAZIRANGA - APRIL 13: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit Pan Bari Village and walk through a tea garden at Kaziranga National Park on April 13, 2016 in Guwahati, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
GUWAHATI, INDIA - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visits the Mark Shand Fountadion at Kaziranga National Park on April 13, 2016 in Guwahati, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
GUWAHATI, INDIA - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive to go on a Game Drive at Kaziranga National Park on April 13, 2016 in Guwahati, India. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Paro International Airport for the start of there 2 day tour of Bhutan April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrive at Paro International Airport for the start of there 2 day tour of Bhutan April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)
GUWAHATI, INDIA - APRIL 13: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge rides in an open air Jeep on a safari at Kaziranga National Park on April 13, 2016 in Guwahati, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attends a garden party celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday at the British High Commission in New Delhi, India, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Large/Pool
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge looks on as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge fires an arrow during an Bhutanese archery demonstration on the first day of a two day visit to Bhutan on the 14th April 2016 in Paro, Bhutan. The Royal couple are visiting Bhutan as part of a week long visit to India and Bhutan that has taken in cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Kaziranga, Bhutan and Agra. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 12: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge meets Prime Minister of India Narenda Modi in New Delhi's Hyderabad House on April 12, 2016 in New Dehli, India. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is seen as she arrives for a lunch with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a weeklong visit to India, their first royal tour in two years. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton before their meeting at Hyderabad House on April 12, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a weeklong tour of India. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge talk to officials at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The royal couple spent several hours at the Kaziranga National Park in hopes of drawing attention to the plight of endangered animals, including the park's 2,200-population of a rare, one-horned rhinos. (Anupam Nath/Pool photo via AP)
Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge gives a finishing touch of paint on a statue of elephant at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) at Panbari reserve forest in Kaziranga, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Wednesday, April 13, 2016. The royal couple spent several hours at the Kaziranga National Park in hopes of drawing attention to the plight of endangered animals, including the park's 2,200-population of a rare, one-horned rhinos. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
Photo by: KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 4/12/16 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge observe a dance and musical performance celebrating Assamese New Year in Guwahati, India.
Photo by: KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 4/12/16 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge observe a dance and musical performance celebrating Assamese New Year in Guwahati, India.
Britain's Prince William, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge,cut a cake to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday, which is April 21 at the residence of British High Commissioner in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 11, 2016. William addressed a large gathering of prominent Indians at the reception to speak about his grandmother, Britain's longest-reigning monarch.(Vijay Verma/Press Trust of India via AP)INDIA OUT
MUMBAI, INDIA - APRIL 10: Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, known as Kate Middleton before her marriage, and former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar enjoy a game of cricket at the Oval Maidan during a visit to meet children from Magic Bus, Childline and Doorstep, three non-governmental organizations, on April 10, 2016 in Mumbai, India. Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William arrived in India for a six-day tour. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid their respects at one of the sites of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks Sunday as they began a weeklong visit to India. Prince William said his wife Kate Middleton wanted to visit India ever since they got married. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for photographs at a charity gala function at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai, India, 10 April 2016. REUTERS/Divyakant Solanki/Pool
Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, smiles during a game of cricket with children at a ground in Mumbai, India, April 10, 2016. REUTERS/Indranil Mukherjee/Pool
NEW DELHI, INDIA - APRIL 11: Duke of Cambridge Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton during their visit at India Gate on April 11, 2016 in New Delhi, India. Duke and duchess are on a weeklong tour of India. (Photo by Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, stand after paying their respects at the 26/11 memorial at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, site of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India, April 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mitesh Bhuvad/Pool
Britain's Prince William, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge,cut a cake to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday, which is April 21 at the residence of British High Commissioner in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 11, 2016. William addressed a large gathering of prominent Indians at the reception to speak about his grandmother, Britain's longest-reigning monarch.(Vijay Verma/Pool Photo via AP)
Britain's Prince William, left,the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, remove their shoes ahead of paying tribute during a visit to Gandhi Smiriti, an Indian museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 11, 2016. (Prakash Singh/Pool Photo via AP)
Photo by: KGC-22/STAR MAX/IPx 4/11/16 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and William The Duke of Cambridge attend a Garden party celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday.
Photo by: KGC-42/STAR MAX/IPx 4/11/16 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate) at Gandhi Smriti in Delhi, india
Photo by: KGC-22/STAR MAX/IPx 4/11/16 The Duke and Duchess (William and Kate) began their Delhi programme with a wreath-laying at India Gate. This memorial is situated in the heart of New Delhi. The 42m high red sandstone structure is the country?s main war memorial, covering the two world wars, the Third Anglo-Afghan War.
Photo by: KGC-42/STAR MAX/IPx 4/10/16 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate) get a chance to say a big hello to Mumbai at one of the city's most famous public spaces, Oval Maidan. This large public park is home to cricket pitches that boast great views of the city's skyline and is a gathering place for local people. They will watch a young person's cricket match and also meet representatives and beneficiaries of three charities here - Magic Bus, Doorstep, and India's Childline. They will meet and play with children who live in slums around the city.
Photo by: KGC-42/STAR MAX/IPx 4/10/16 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate) attend Gala Bollywood Dinner at the Taj Palace Hotel.
Britain's Prince William, and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, talk to children during their visit to a slum in Mumbai, India, Sunday, April 10, 2016. The royal couple began their weeklong visit to India and Bhutan, by laying a wreath at a memorial Sunday at Mumbaiâs iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, where 31 victims of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks were killed. (Shailesh Andrade /Pool via AP)
Britain's Prince William, and his wife, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, pose after they arrive for a charity ball at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai, India, Sunday, April 10, 2016. The royal couple began their weeklong visit to India and Bhutan, by laying a wreath at a memorial Sunday at Mumbaiâs iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel, where 31 victims of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks were killed. (Punit Paranjpe /Pool via AP)
Photo by: KGC-178/STAR MAX/IPx 4/12/16 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge observe a dance and musical performance celebrating Assamese New Year in Guwahati, India.
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has a drink at Thimphu's open-air archery venue on April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge takes part in dart throwing at Thimphu's open-air archery venue on April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a private dinner with the King and Queen of Bhutan on April 14, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Poo/WireImage)
THIMPHU, BHUTAN - APRIL 14: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge leave the Taj Tashi hotel to attend a dinner with King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema on day five of the royal tour to India and Bhutan on April 14, 2015 in Thimphu, Bhutan. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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