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Invictus Games 2016 in Orlando

Posted by Kelli Hudson on May 4, 2016 10:45:55 AM

The Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016 at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. This spectacular sporting event pays tribute and honors those who have been wounded fighting for their country. 

The Opening Ceremony will include musical guests James Blunt ("You're Beautiful") and British sensation Laura Wright. The Opening Ceremony will also feature many military performances to honor the sacrifice of injured warriors. More than 500 competitors will represent 14 nations in this years' Invictus Games.

There will be 10 competitive events including: archery, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, track & field, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby & wheelchair tennis.

The Closing Ceremony will feature musical performances by Rachel Platten ("Fight Song"), country sensation Rascal Flatts, Phillip Phillips (American Idol), hip hop artist Flo-Rida, Season 9 Winner of "The Voice," Jordan Smith and a wounded warrior band, Vetted. Prince Harry will recognize the competitors and hand over the flag to Invictus Games Toronto 2017.

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