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Invictus Games Toronto 2017

The Invictus Games 2017 was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from September 23 to 30, 2017 at various locations in Toronto to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.  The Games purpose is to use the power of sport to help injured service personnel overcome physically, psychologically and socially injuries.
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel was the host hotel for the athletics & their families as well the media centre.
 
Multiple Venues:

The organizers decided to choose multiple venues around the Greater Toronto Area to host the 12 sporting events and opening and closing ceremonies.

Air Canada Centre - the opening and closing ceremony
Fort York National Historic - archery.
Nathan Phillips Square - wheelchair tennis;
Ryerson University’s Mattamy Athletic Centre - indoor rowing, power lifting, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby;
St. George’s Golf and Country Club to - golf;
The Distillery District - Jaguar Land Rover driving challenge;
High Park, Toronto - cycling;
Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre - swimming, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball;
York Lions Stadium - athletics.

The Closing Ceremony:

The Boss Bruce Springsteen wowed the crowd was a sampling of his famous songs and he stunned the crowed when he came back onto the stage to join Canadian singer Bryan Adams.  Also brilliant was Bachman & Turner, Kelly Clarkson and Coeur de pirate.

Opening Ceremony:

Canadian artists Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan and The Tenors were more mellow but also brilliant at the opening ceremony on September 23.

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Category: Sports
Start Date: 2017-09-23
End Date: 2017-09-30
Venue: Toronto Ontario Canada

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