The Invictus Games are heading Down Under in 2018 with Sydney ready to host the fourth Invictus Games. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will be held from 20-27 October 2018.
At the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, 500 competitors from across 18 nations will compete in ten different adaptive sports; archery, athletics, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sailing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby.
Invictus Games UK Team SportsFest 2018
This year we are hosting an Invictus Games 2018 SportsFest in Nottingham on Saturday 18 November 2017. This is a one day event where you can try all sports available during the Games and find out more about the positive impact Invictus can have on your recovery. You will have an opportunity to meet professional sport coaches and ask any questions you may have. To attend, please register your interest for Invictus 2018.
Games Legacy | Toronto 2017 Video Highlights
The Invictus Games in London 2014, Orlando 2016 and Toronto 2017 demonstrated the power sport has in aiding recovery, both physically and mentally. Toronto 2017 saw more hopefuls than ever before apply for be a part of the UK Invictus Games Team and it is now time to begin your journey Down Under, to Sydney 2018.
Watch how the team came together in Toronto to achieve more than they ever thought possible post-injury.
Help for Heroes is running training camps before trials (5-8 April) so you can benefit from world class coaching, improve your fitness, and experience what it is like to train with like-minded individuals.
To be considered for selection for the UK Team for Invictus Games 2018, you will have become ill or injured during, or as a result of, your service. The UK Team will complete necessary checks.
Help for Heroes can provide financial support to help you with your Invictus Games journey. This is available for training camps through to the Games itself.
Selection for the UK Team is based mainly on recovery need. Various factors are taken into account including a personal statement, training camp attendance, eligibility, benefit to recovery, coach feedback and performance.
Help for Heroes offer a wider range of support outside of Invictus Games. This includes psychological support, career and training advice, welfare support and financial assistance.
For Toronto 2017, 62% of the UK Team were brand new to Invictus. We expect more first-timers applying for Sydney 2018 and many of you may have similar questions to ask of us.