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Prince Harry takes on JLR Driving Challenge at Invictus Games

Prince Harry showed his support for the 11 competing nations taking part in the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) Driving Challenge at the Invictus Games in Orlando. 

The founder of the Invictus Games awarded the first gold medal to France for their communication, team-work and strategic planning skills in the two time-trials using the Jaguar XE and Land Rover Discovery Sport.

Two team members from each of the 11 competing nations took part in the Driving Challenge, fulfilling the roles of driver and navigator. Rober Philippe and M. Rebujent Haller won the gold for France, with Estonia and Denmark securing silver and bronze medals respectively. Before presenting the winners medals, Prince Harry took to the last round of the challenge by joining Estonia on the Land Rover course and Denmark on the Jaguar course.

JLR is Presenting Partner of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016, and sponsor of the US and UK Teams. JLR CEO, Dr Ralf Speth, said: "I was honoured to meet with the passionate competitors to hear more about their own individual journey to Invictus Games. There is a close alignment of the values and the mind-set of Jaguar Land Rover and the vision of the Games. So, we are extremely proud to be the presenting partner. We are all grateful to HRH Prince Harry for founding and championing this visionary idea of the Games. We congratulate him and the organising committee on establishing yet another inspiring  Invictus Games.”

The 2016 Invictus Games conclude on May 12.