INVICTUS GAMES THE HAGUE 202One   May 29 – June 05, 2021   THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS

INVITUS GAMES THE HAGUE 2020

Dates and location

The Invictus Games The Hague 2020 were planned to be held on 9-16 May 2020. However, due to COVID-19 pandemic the Games were shifted until 2021. Invictus Games The Hague 202One will be held  in the Hague, the Netherlands, on May 29 - June 05, 2021. Most of the competition events will take place at Zuiderpark, which will be transformed into a sports town for the Games.

Participating nations

20 nations will compete in the Invictus Games The Hague 2020: Afghanistan, Australia, Belgium (debut), Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Ukraine, UK, USA.

Sports

500 competitors will compete at the Invictus Games The Hague 202One in archery, athletics, indoor rowing, Jaguar Land Rover driving challenge, powerlifting, cycling, sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball, swimming and wheelchair rugby.

TEAM UKRAINE AT INVICTUS GAMES THE HAGUE 202One

In 2021, Ukraine will compete in its third Invictus Games. The team of wounded active duty servicemen and veterans to represent Ukraine at the Invictus Games the Hague 202One

SELECTION OF TEAM UKRAINE IN 2019

The selection of Team Ukraine for the Invictus Games the Hague 202One was held in 2019. In recognition of the high level of organization and popularity of the Invictus Gams in Ukraine, the Invictus Games Foundation increased the quota for the Ukrainian team from 15 to 20 members.

Eligibility

Veterans and active members of the Armed Forces, National Guard, State Border Guard Service, National Police, Security Service of Ukraine and volunteer units who became ill, wounded or injured during, or as a result of, service in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone or during peacekeeping operations in which Ukraine has participated since 1991.

Required documents

Copy of your combat veteran certificate or disabled war veteran certificate; 
 
For volunteers: a recommendation letter from the commander of your volunteer battalion indicating the unit and the time and location of the injury/wound/illness; in the absence of primary medical documents, an explanation for such absence is required from the commander;  
 
Copy of the conclusion of the Military Medical Commission, Medical Social Expert Commission, or other primary medical documentation confirming that your injury/wound/illness was caused during, or as a result of, combat zone service;
 
Certificate from a sports medicine doctor allowing you to do sports;
 

Passport and 3x4 photograph.

Selection criteria

The selection criteria were based on the recommendations of the Invictus Games Foundation.

Criteria Weight
1 Rehabilitation
What degree of benefit will this individual gain from competing in the Invictus Games? How it will help them maintain or accelerate their recovery? How will it support their rehabilitation and enable them to progress? Recovery encompasses physical health and mental wellbeing as well as social interaction and relationships. The individual should demonstrate a willingness to improve their fitness, sporting performance, health and wellbeing.
40%
2 Attitude
Significant consideration should be given to the individual’s overall attitude to participation from the moment of application onwards. This includes but is not limited to: Approach to training (i.e. commitment and discipline); Support and encouragement of others; Ownership of recovery journey; Willingness to fully engage and participate as part of a team; Positive personal development outlook; Demonstrable interest in improving in sport; Upholding the values of the Invictus Games.
25%
3 Sports Ethics
The individual should demonstrate the ‘Invictus Spirit’ through fair and respectful behaviour in sporting competition, both on and off the field of play, and in the treatment of others. They should foster a spirit of camaraderie and conduct themselves with integrity.  
25%
4 Sports Results
The individual should show a desire to understand the sport in which they hope to compete and want to improve at it. This is NOT about being the fastest or best at a particular sport. It is NOT about which individual will win the most medals.
10%

Calendar

DATE SELECTION STAGES

14 June – 20 July 2019

Applications accepted from candidates 
13 July 2019 Sports testing in Lviv 
20 July 2019 Sports testing in Odesa 
27 July 2019  Sports testing in Kyiv 
14 September 2019 Invictus Games Ukraine Team Trials, Kyiv
16 September – 16 October 2019 Selection by panel of Team Ukraine Invictus Games 2020 
17 October 2019 Official announcement of the members of Team Ukraine for the Invictus Games The Hague 2020