One year on - Harry and Meghan back at Invictus Games

Lester Mason
October 21, 2018

"You are the optimistic generation".

Harry started the Invictus Games in 2014 for wounded warriors. Meghan dressed in a summer dress has set aside her heels, while Harry ditches his formal suit and dresses in a blue shirt and beige pants.

"I have been so proud to be able to introduce my wife to you and we have been so happy to be able to celebrate the personal joy of our newest addition with you all".

The first event of the Invictus Games - the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge - got underway in the afternoon, with the Duke and Duchess on hand to watch.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison asked the cheering crowd: 'How good is Prince Harry?' He called him 'a veteran, a man who understands what it means to serve and honour, to sacrifice and to show love and compassion'.

If royalists were looking forward to the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first major worldwide tour before the pregnancy announcement, they will now be beside themselves with excitement.

Today, Prince Harry opened the facility, upgraded at a cost of $40 million, by unveiling a plaque which read it was opened by a "grandson of the Queen".

Britain's Prince Harry operates a remote control auto with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex at the Invictus Games driving challenge on Cockatoo Island in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

Britain's Prince Harry gives a thumbs-up as he climbs the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia October 19, 2018.

Saturday started off with lovely weather as the Duke and Duchess unveiled the new ANZAC memorial before heading to Cockatoo Island for the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge.

Meghan pulled out of an arranged meeting with Invictus Games competitors to rest after Saturday's ceremony overran by almost two hours, leaving the duke to present the medals alone on Sunday morning.

Prince Harry with the Australian team at the Invictus Games cycling competition at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney.

They added that Meghan still plans to travel to Fraser Island with Harry as planned tomorrow, where the couple will spend the day before travelling on to Fiji and Tonga next week.

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