Prince Harry Delights Fans And Competitors At Invictus Orlando

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After four days of intense competition, Prince Harry's Invictus Games has come to a close in Orlando.

The Paralympic sporting event for injured, wounded and sick service personnel featured nearly 500 competitors from around the world.

During his speech at the closing ceremony, the 31-year-old prince commended numerous athletes including gold medal winner Tim Payne, who he met three years ago when Payne was hospitalized, and swimmer Elizabeth Marks, who asked the prince to give her gold medal to Cambridge's Papworth Hospital which saved her life in 2014.

"What is the force that drives Elizabeth Marks to return to these games after nearly dying two years ago, to compete now, at the highest level, in a sport that renders her blind and faint? Invictus!," the prince exclaimed.

While the prince remained calm and collected during the sledge hockey game in Toronto, he really got into the spirit of the games in Orlando.

He waited at the finish line for competitors and even helped a few service men and service pets out of the pools.

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He got rowdy with other spectators.

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Had fun on the salute cam.

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And of course, he continued to make us swoon when he planted a kiss on the cheek of road cyclist and former sergeant Katie Kuiper, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in 2013.

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As well as on the hand of a 95-year-old spectator during the wheelchair tennis finals.

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The Invictus Games return in September 2017 in Toronto.

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