Best Invictus Games Moments Over the Years — Including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Couple Debut!

The 2020 Invictus Games were postponed due to coronavirus. Take a look back at the greatest photos from Prince Harry's passion project

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Prince Harry gives a speech as he attends the launch of the Invictus Games For Our Wounded Warriors at the Copper Box on March 6, 2014 in London, England
Prince Harry at the 2014 Invictus Games. Samir Hussein/WireImage

As he launched the Invictus Games in 2014, Prince Harry said: "I have witnessed first-hand how the power of sport can positively impact the lives of wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women in their journey of recovery."

"The Invictus Games will focus on what they can achieve post injury and celebrate their fighting spirit, though an inclusive sporting competition that recognizes the sacrifice they have made."

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Prince Harry Launches The Invictus Games
Prince Harry at an Invictus Games event. Chris Jackson/Getty

The first Invictus Games were held in 2014 in London, where Harry chatted with veterans and service members competing in the wheelchair basketball event.

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Prince Harry, Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall pose for a photograph after competing in an Exhibition wheelchair rugby match at the Copper Box ahead of tonight's exhibition match as part of the Invictus Games at Queen Elizabeth park on September 12, 2014 in London, England
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Family support! Prince Harry was joined by cousin Zara and her husband Mike Tindall at the London Invictus Games.

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Prince Harry and Sir Keith Mills GBE Make Event Annoucement For The Invictus Games
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Harry even tried his hand at floor volleyball!

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His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales (C), US First Lady Michelle Obama
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Harry teamed up with Dr. Jill Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama to promote the Orlando Invictus Games at a 2015 wheelchair basketball game for veterans in Virginia.

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Invictus Games Orlando 2016 - Behind The Scenes
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Harry met Jasmine, a medical alert dog for her owner David Romero, as he visited venues ahead of the 2016 Invictus Games.

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Invictus Games, Orlando, America - 11 May 2016
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Prince Harry celebrated with Team U.K. after they won gold in the swimming relay event in Orlando — and got a little wet in the process!

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Elizabeth Marks, Prince Harry
Prince Harry and Elizabeth Marks at the 2016 Invictus Games. Chris Jackson-Pool/Getty

Prince Harry sees how he would look in stars and stripes with a group of athletes in 2016.

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"You are all Invictus," Harry said at the 2016 closing ceremony. "You are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Spread the word. Never stop fighting. And do all you can to lift up everyone around you."

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the 2017 Invictus Games
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the Toronto Invictus Games in 2017. Danny Lawson/PA Images/INSTARimages.com

After Meghan Markle supported Prince Harry at the 2017 Games' opening ceremony but sat apart, they made their public debut as a couple at the 2017 Games. They held hands as they headed out to watch the wheelchair tennis event.

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Invictus Games Toronto 2017 - Day 6
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Harry gave a special congratulations to a member of Team U.K. — by planting a kiss on his head at the wheelchair rugby event!

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen at the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017
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Meghan and Harry reunited at the closing ceremony in Toronto with plenty of PDA, including cuddling and a kiss!

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Day 4: Invictus Games Toronto 2017
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"Don't just move on from these games with happy memories," Harry said at the 2017 closing ceremony. "Instead, make an Invictus goal for yourselves. Let the examples of service and resilience that you have seen, inspire you to take action to improve something – big or small – in your life, for your family, or in your community."

"Let's create a ripple effect of the Invictus spirit across our nations, that will be the real legacy of this extraordinary week."

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Invictus Games Sydney 2018 - Day 2
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Harry gets in the middle of the action as he greets bikers.

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Invictus Games Sydney 2018 - Day 2
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at 2018 Invictus Games. Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation

Meghan and Harry took to the water to get a front row view of the sailing event in Sydney Harbor.

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Invictus Games Sydney 2018 - Day 2

"The secret of these Invictus Games is not really about the amazing medical science that has saved the lives of our competitors and helped many of them to walk, swim, or move again," Harry said at the 2018 closing ceremony. "The secret to the success of these Games has been accepting that mental health is the real key to recovery. Our competitors have helped turn the issue of mental health from a sad story to an inspiring one. They want to live, rather than just be alive."

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The Duchess of Sussex speaks onstage at the Invictus Games 2018 closing ceremony in Sydney.
Meghan Markle at Invictus Games, Sydney 2018. Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty

"It's such an honor to be here tonight with all of you and supporting my husband at the Invictus Games, which he founded four years ago," Meghan said in her closing ceremony speech. "In a short span of time, the games have evolved into an international platform of some of the best athletics and sportsmanship you could ever witness, coupled with a camaraderie and close-knit community, which can only be defined as the Invictus spirit."

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The Duke Of Sussex's Visits The Netherlands
Prince Harry receives an Invictus Games onesie for Archie in 2019. Chris Jackson Pool/Getty Images

Just days after Archie's birth, Prince Harry traveled to the Netherlands to celebrate one year until the 2020 Invictus Games — and he was presented with swag for his baby boy!

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex speaks with Jon Bon Jovi at Abbey Road Studios, where a single has been recorded for the Invictus Games Foundation on February 28, 2020 in London, England
Prince Harry and Jon Bon Jovi. Hannah McKay - WPA Pool / Getty

Before the 2020 Invictus Games were postponed, Harry joined forces with Jon Bon Jovi to record a special version of his song "Unbroken."

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