March 6, 2014

Prince Harry Launches Paralympic-style Games For Soldiers

Prince Harry said the Games would honour the sacrifice made by injured soldiers. The Paralympic-style Invictus Games will see servicemen and women take part in sports like wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing and sitting volleyball.

The prince said the competition would recognise the sacrifice made by those who fought for their country.

He has been working to bring the event to the UK after seeing something similar in the US - the Warrior Games.

"I have witnessed first hand how the power of sport can positively impact the lives of wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women in their journey of recovery," Prince Harry said. Read more at BBC News

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