TORONTO – The power Prince Harry generated on the Invictus Games‘ opening ceremony concert on Saturday night spilled over to Sunday, when the prince met with dozens of high-achieving Canadian youth at the presentation of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Gold Awards.
The temper on Sunday was extra subdued and formal than at Saturday night time’s live performance, however the pleasure was palpable as Prince Harry greeted award winners on the Fairmount Royal York lodge in Toronto.
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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards honour 14-to-24-year-olds who tackle initiatives associated to private improvement and group involvement.
Prince Harry walked across the room and greeted the award recipients warmly, asking them questions on their achievements.
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In a speech earlier than the ceremony started, Ontario Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell thanked Prince Harry for founding the Invictus Games, a multi-sport occasion for injured and sick troopers.
Harry based the Games in 2014 to inspire wounded troopers via their restoration. Participants took half in observe occasions on Sunday, with some athletes operating and others in wheelchairs.