Sydney to host Invictus Games in 2018 : Britain's Prince Harry

Posted on:14 Nov 2016 09:39:03
Sydney to host Invictus Games in 2018 : Britain's Prince Harry
14 November 2016 Current Affairs: Australia will host the 2018 Invictus Games for wounded military personnel, Britain's Prince Harry announced .

More than 500 serving and former personnel from 17 nations will compete in the multi-sports competition in Sydney.

Athletes, who have been wounded, injured or become ill in service, will compete in both individual and team sports including swimming, archery, cycling, track and field, and wheelchair rugby.

Australian Minister for Defense Marise Payne said hosting the games was an honour and a tribute to the unconquerable character of servicemen and women.

The games have been held in London and Orlando, and are due to be held in Toronto next year.

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