Prince Harry visits Toronto

Published 02 May 2016

Prince Harry visited Toronto today to launch the countdown to the third Invictus Games, which will be held there in September 2017.

The Prince attended a launch ceremony at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto where he met members of the Canadian Invictus Team heading to the 2016 games in Florida later this week.

Prince Harry then visited Ryerson's Mattamy Athletic Centre, where he joined the spectators for high-energy sledge hockey demonstration match. Sledge Hockey will be new to the Invictus Games next year.

The 2016 Invictus Games begins in Orlando on May 8th, and will see more than 500 competitors from countries like Italy, Germany, Australia, Estonia, Jordan and the UK and Afghanistan compete in 10 events - archery, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, athletics, wheelchair basketball, rugby and tennis.

You can find out more about the 2016 Invictus Games on their website.