Warrior, Invictus Games Competitors Announced

Forty wounded airmen were chosen to represent the Air Force in the 2014 Warrior Games in September following the first-ever Air Force trials competition, which concluded Friday at Nellis AFB, Nev., according to an April 15 release. Over 100 athletes participated in the trials. Those selected will compete in archery, wheelchair basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting (air rifle and pistol), and seated volleyball at the 2014 Warrior Games at the US Air Force Academy, Colo., Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. An additional 20 airmen were chosen to participate in the Invictus Games—United Kingdom’s Warrior Games. They will join some 300 athletes representing 13 nations competing in athletics, archery, wheelchair basketball, road cycling, indoor rowing, wheelchair rugby, swimming, and sitting volleyball at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London Sept. 10 to 14. The full list of competitors is available here.