Images: Prince Harry Launches Invictus Games to Inspire Wounded and Injured Servicemen

Lady Di’s sons Prince Harry and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge have always made it a point to give back to those less fortunate. In 2013, Prince Harry attended the Warrior Games in Colorado (“The Warrior Games serve as an introduction to Paralympic sports for injured service members by inspiring recovery, physical fitness, and promoting new opportunities for growth and achievement”) Games, and was so inspired by the heroic servicemen at the games that he has launched the Invictus Games for “wounded, inured and sick service personnel” (Getty). He met with the media today at the Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park in London to discuss the first annual event that will take place on September 10, 2014.


“LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 06: Prince Harry plays sitting Volley Ball as he takes part in a match at the media launch for the Invictus Games 2014 at the Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park on March 6, 2014 in London, England. The Invictus Games for wounded, injured and sick serivce personnel will use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding of those who serve the country. Prince Harry has brought the Games to the UK following a trip to see the Warrior Games in Colorado in 2013. 300 competitors from around the world will take part from the 10th-14th September. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Invictus Games)” Getty








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