In pictures: Harry and Meghan's royal welcome for Invictus competitors

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle have watched trials for the Invictus Games.

The Paralympic-style sporting event, which honours servicemen and women past and present who have been wounded in the line of duty, will take place in Sydney in October.

The royal couple watched trials for the event at the University of Bath Sports Training Village.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive at University of Bath Sports Training Village, Bath, to attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 (Andrew Matthews/PA)
(Andrew Matthews/PA)

The US actress wore a Babaton for Aritzia jacket and Mother Denim jeans.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Harry founded Invictus, staging the first tournament in 2014 in London.

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(Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

The Sydney Games, staged from October 20-27, will see more than 500 athletes from 18 nations compete in 11 sports.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Invictus hopes to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding for all those who serve their country.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

The royal couple are pictured here with Jayne Kavanagh, chef de mission for the UK Invictus team.

Jayne Kavanagh, Chef De Mission for the UK Invictus team (Andrew Matthews/PA)
(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Sydney is the fourth city to host the Invictus Games, after London in 2014, Orlando in 2016, and Toronto last year.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Harry and Meghan, who will tie the knot next month, are widely expected to be among the spectators at the event in October.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

Harry, who served with the army, is patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, which oversees the delivery of the tournament.

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(Andrew Matthews/PA)

More than 400 competitors are battling for the 72 places available on the UK team.

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(Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

The UK team trials are being run by Help for Heroes, with support from the Ministry of Defence, the Royal British Legion and the Endeavour Fund.

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(Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)

The trials are being hosted by the University of Bath over four days.

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(Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA)
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