Prince harry A short break was taken from baby service on Wednesday to announce that the Invictus Games will return in 2023 and, for the first time, will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany.
After announcing the birth of his daughter. Diana Lilibet Last week, the king took to social media to tease the return of his athletic competition for wounded, sick and injured veterans and members of the military. In the clip posted to Instagram, Harry cryptically announces: “Time to spread the word. Something big is coming to Germany ”, followed by footage of an athlete running through the streets of Düsseldorf and confirmation that the games will take place 9-16 September 2023. This news comes after the Duke of Sussex had to cancel the event entirely. in 2020 due to the pandemic, and postponed again in 2021. The Invictus Games will now officially return in 2022 on April 16-22, taking place in The Hague, the Netherlands, before heading to Germany the following year.
After announcing the 2021 delay in February, Harry wrote a joint statement with the president of the Invictus Games Foundation, Sir Keith Mills, which read: “For so many people around the world, including the Invictus community, COVID-19 has changed our expectations, hopes and plans. But our unwavering mission is united by resilience and community, and that mission will continue to shine from now until spring 2022, when we look forward to seeing everyone in person again in The Hague. For now, we continue to plan programming, opportunities to connect safely for the foreseeable future, and ways to infuse the spirit of Invictus in your own communities over the next year. We are excited to share more soon. “
This is also not the first time that royal paternity leave has been interrupted due to this particular event. In 2019, three days after the birth of your child. Archie, Harry traveled to The Hague to start the one-year countdown to the 2020 Invictus Games that never ended up happening. While there, the Duke of Sussex also received a sweet baby gift from Princess Margaret of Holland who gave him a romper with the event logo on it, and also gave him a jacket that had “Invictus Family Daddy” printed with the letters “I AM DADDY” highlighted in yellow.
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