Prince Harry joins who's who of sport for awards ceremony


Prince Harry rubbed shoulders with famous faces from the world of sport as he attended a major awards ceremony.

Prince Harry chats to Tim Henman
Harry chatting to Tim Henman (Jonathan Brady/AP/PA)

Harry was joined by household names from tennis, football, athletics and rugby at the BT Sport Industry Awards event at Battersea Evolution, London.

He told guests: "Everyone in this room knows the power of sport. We used it to help redefine life after injury."

Among the guests were Tim Henman, Victoria Pendleton, Lord Coe, Brian O'Driscoll, John Terry, Jamie Murray and his mother Judy Murray, and Jodie Kidd.

John Terry
John Terry (Ian West/PA)

Harry was wearing an Invictus Games wristband. He has been the driving force behind the Invictus Games, and staged the inaugural event to great acclaim in 2014.

Victoria Pendleton
Victoria Pendleton (Ian West/PA)

The guests also included some of the UK's Invictus Games competitors who will be flying with the rest of the squad to Orlando to take part in the sporting spectacle.

The Invictus Games Foundation and the Sport Industry Group have recently joined forces to help create career opportunities in the sport industry for wounded, injured or sick servicemen and women.

David Haye
David Haye (Ian West/PA)

Boxers David Haye and Anthony Joshua was also in attendance, with Joshua describing the event as a "formal evening with my team" on Twitter.

Other guests included Osi Umenyiora, Michael Vaughan, Dame Tanni-Grey-Thompson, Boris Becker, Laura Wright, Lawrence Dallaglio, Charlie Webster, Natalie Pinkham and Zoe Hardman.

Harry was on hand to present the outstanding contribution to sport award to Judy and Jamie Murray alongside Tim Henman.

Prince Harry presents the Outstanding Contribution to Sport award to Judy and Jamie Murray (centre) alongside Tim Henman
Harry with Jamie and Judy Murray and Tim Henman (Jonathan Brady/PA)