Team Canada - Invictus Games 2023
Team Canada results
The 2023 Invictus Games will be held September 9-16, 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Team Canada will be comprised of 32 competitors, both serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veterans, all with an illness or a physical/mental health injury acquired while serving Canada.
The event will see approximately 500 ill and injured veterans and serving armed forces personnel from 19 nations compete in 10 adaptive sports including: archery, athletics, cycling, indoor rowing, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge.
The Invictus Games were created by Prince Harry after a 2013 visit to the U.S.-based Warrior Games, where he witnessed firsthand the important role that sports can play in improving the lives of ill and injured armed forces members, veterans, and their families.
“Invictus” means “unconquered” and embodies the fighting spirit of those competing at the Games, and the incredible will they possess in continuing to overcome the challenges they face.
Using the transformative power of sport, Soldier On has supported Soldier On has supported over 8,000 members since its inception in 2007, and remains committed to supporting veterans and serving CAF members with a permanent mental health or physical injury as they adapt to their new normal, overcome their challenges, and Soldier On in life.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadians, Soldier On has been able to disburse more than $6 million directly to ill and injured CAF serving members and veterans across the country in support of their recovery.
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