Warrior Games

The Warrior Games are an adaptive sport competition for wounded, injured and ill serving and former serving defence personnel hosted by the United States Air Force. The Games brought together about 300 personnel from the U.S. ArmyU.S. Marine CorpsU.S. Navy, U.S Air Force, and Special Operations Command. Competitors from the United Kingdom Armed Forces, Australian Defence Force and Canadian Armed Forces also competed at the Games. Competitors at the Warrior Games had sustained a variety of physical and psychological injuries during their military service.

Competitors competed in 11 adaptive sports including, archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, and wheelchair basketball, and for the first time in Warrior Games history, indoor rowing, powerlifting, and time trial cycling.

Australia’s involvement in the Warrior Games is part of a broader adaptive sports program in which current and former serving wounded, injured and ill military personnel participate in a variety of competitions in the United States and Canada, as well as the Invictus Games, which will be held from 20-27 October in Sydney, Australia.
 
Find out more about the Warrior games at: https://dodwarriorgames.com