UK prince, injured US officer launch Warrior Games
Britain's Prince Harry talks with members of the British Warrior Games Team who relaxed in a gymnasium before the opening of the 2013 Warrior Games, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Saturday May 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, Pool)
Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2013 12:00 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who had been blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded service members.
Lt. Bradley Snyder, Harry and Franklin lifted a torch Saturday to ignite an Olympic-style cauldron, after completing the last leg of a brief torch relay at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs to formally start the games. .
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