What games are played at the Invictus Games?
Invictus Games Invictus Games: A guide to each sport
- Archery. View Archery.
- Indoor Rowing. View Indoor Rowing.
- Powerlifting. View Powerlifting.
- Road Cycling. View Road Cycling.
- Sitting Volleyball. View Sitting Volleyball.
- Swimming. View Swimming.
- Track and Field. View Track and Field.
- Wheelchair Basketball. View Wheelchair Basketball.
How many sports are there in the Invictus Games?
During the Invictus Games The Hague, from April 16 to April 22 2022, 500 competitors will participate in one or more out of the ten sports: athletics, archery, cycling, indoor rowing, JLR Driving Challenge, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, and wheelchair rugby.
Did Prince Harry found the Invictus Games?
The Invictus Games were founded by Prince Harry. The inspiration came from his visit to the Warrior Games in the USA, where he witnessed how sport can really help both psychologically and physically. The games were organized by Harry.
Is the Invictus Games still happening?
This news comes after the Duke of Sussex had to cancel the event entirely in 2020 due to the pandemic, and postponed them again in 2021. The Invictus Games will now officially return in 2022 from April 16 to 22, and will take place in The Hague, Netherlands before heading to Germany the following year.
What do you need to know about the Invictus Games?
Here’s everything you need to know about the international adaptive sport competition for wounded servicemen, women, and veterans.
Who is the Duke of Sussex in the Invictus Games?
The Invictus Games is a multi-national sporting event for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women, held all over the world since its inception in 2014 by the Duke of Sussex. The word ‘invictus’ means ‘unconquered’.
What does the word Invictus mean in military?
The word ‘invictus’ means ‘unconquered’. It embodies the fighting spirit of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and personifies what these tenacious men and women can achieve post injury.
Where was the third Invictus Games held in 2017?
The third games were held in September 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where Prince Harry made one of his first high-profile public appearances with Meghan Markle, whom he later married. The 2018 games were held in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and attended by both Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.