Queen’s grandson Harry has announced the plan to bring the Invictus Games back. The sports event was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Prince Harry and his wife have welcomed the second baby, Lili, last week. After the paternity leave, the father-of-two has promised to bring back the Invictus games to in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Prince Harry took a break from paternity leave to announce the return of his Invictus Games, which supports the rehab and recovery of wounded army veterans. next year, the competition will take place, The Duke of Sussex confirmed.
“It’s time to spread the news,” Queen’s grandson said. “Something big is coming to Germany.”
Harry’s initiative, The Invictus Games, comes back
Harry is bringing the Invictus Games back after he had to cancel the event in 2020 and this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Duke announced in an Instagram post-Wednesday that the Invictus Games will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, in 2023. The event — started by Harry in 2014 — is an athletic competition for wounded, sick, and injured veterans and armed forces members.
After Harry’s brief message, the video showed footage of a man running through the streets before entering a stadium in Düsseldorf before flashing the dates 9-16 September.
The sports event will return in the Hague, Netherlands, from 16-22 April in 2022, before it heads to Germany the following year.