Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, applaud after handing out awards to the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 wheelchair basketball medallists at Quaycentre in Sydney, Australia October 27, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Prince Harry and spouse Meghan had been greeted by rapturous applause on Saturday once they arrived for the ultimate day of the Invictus Games in Sydney.
The royal couple watched most the wheelchair basketball last after which introduced gold medals to the U.S. staff which comfortably beat the Netherlands by 29 factors to 17.
A big crowd had packed into Sydney’s Olympic Park to observe the final day of the week-long competitors, with consideration solely diverted from the match for a short while because the couple entered and sat with the gang.
The Invictus Games, based by Harry, is a world paralympic-style event for army personnel wounded in motion.
Former England soccer captain David Beckham, who is an Invictus ambassador, additionally attended the basketball match.
Both Harry and Meghan wore remembrance poppies on their chests, with Meghan’s fastened upon her maroon high.
On Saturday night, Harry and Meghan are as a consequence of attend the closing ceremony of the event, which has seen some 500 opponents from 18 nations participate.
The royal couple will transfer on to New Zealand on Sunday, the place they’re anticipated to be greeted by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
The tour of Commonwealth nations has seen the royal couple meet drought-stricken Australian farmers, go to the world-famous Bondi Beach and spend time within the Pacific nations of Fiji and Tonga.
Reporting by Will Ziebell; Editing by Joseph Radford