Soltalk September 2017 - Page 46

Sport Continued from previous page soldiers, veterans and their families. 17 nations for 8 days of fierce competition. Hosting the Games in Canada in 2017, the year the country celebrates its 150th anniversary, will provide a unique opportunity for Canadians to commemorate and honour its ill, wounded and injured soldiers, and their families. As well as countries who participated in the 2014 and 2016 Invictus Games, Ukraine and Romania will take part in their first ever Invictus Games. They will take part in 12 adaptive sports including archery, athletics, indoor rowing, powerlifting, road cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis and wheelchair rugby. Also, new to the sports line up will be golf. There will also be a demonstration match of sledge hockey. All competitions will take place in state-of-the-art sport venues throughout Toronto. The Invictus Games Toronto 2017 will also mark the beginning of a legacy program to support the growth of adaptive sport programs in Canada and to further personal The 2017 [Y\[[XHH\ Y]\[X\[Y\œ[^H[H\ܞHوH[X\[Y\Yۚ][H[X\‘[Y\\]Xܛ[ ̈[YX[Z[]\H\\[ZY\[[][]Y\˂][[[H\B'\H[Y\]HۙHHYۈH8&[ۜ]Y\Xx&B\X\و\XHY[[Y[[Z\[Z[Y\[Z\8&[X\&H\] \H[Y\]HY[X]YZ[™^\[[܈H[\[H[[\[[˜\H\X[[^H]HY[X]X[[X]\˜[ܛH[H]\[[YBXۙ ][[H\^\Z]\\H[Y\š]HۈH\H\وH[X[\]8'K[ٙ\[ۘ[ܝ[]Y\܈\X[Y[[Y[[][ۚ[HH[YX[\YYܘ\ˈ\B[Y\[[]\[ܙH[ ML\]]ܜB