Who are JJ Chalmers, Rachael Latham, Steve Brown, Stef Reid, and Daraine Mulvihill? Meet Invictus Games 2017 presenters


THE Invictus Games kick off this weekend.

But just who is presenting it? Here’s what we’ve found out…

 Prince Harry unveils the UK team for the 2017 Invictus Games

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Prince Harry unveils the UK team for the 2017 Invictus Games

JJ Chalmers

John James Chalmers was born 1987 he is a TV Presenter and Invictus Games medallist. Chalmers served in Helmand, Aghanistan as a Royal Marine with 42 Commando.

In May 2011 he sustained devastating injuries in a bomb blast in Afghanistan where he suffered facial injuries, lost two fingers and his right elbow disintegrated.

Rachael Latham

Rachael is a former Paralympic swimmer and world record holder.

She is now an experienced broadcaster and presented at the 2012 Paralympics.

Steve Brown

Steve was born June 1981 and is a British Wheelchair Rugby athlete and former Captain of the Great Britain National Wheelchair Rugby Team.

He led the team in Wheelchair rugby at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Brown broke his neck in a fall from a balcony in Cologne in 2005.

Stef Reid

Stef was born October 26, 1984 and is a track and field Paralympian who competes for Great Britain, competing mainly in category T44 long jump and sprint events.

A multiple medal winner at European and World level, her most notable success are during the Paralympic games at Beijing and London where she won a bronze in the sprint (2008) and silver in the long jump (2012).

Stef lost her right foot in a boating accident, aged 16.

 The UK has a 90-strong squad

The UK has a 90-strong squad

What are The Invictus Games?

The Invictus Games is a parasport event for wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans.

Athletes from Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, New Zealand, the UK and the United States will compete.

Romania and Ukraine are also entering for the first time.

The Games are backed by Prince Harry.

When are the Invictus Games and what TV channel are they on?

The Invictus Games will be held from TOMORROW (September 23) until September 30, 2017.

They will be broadcast on BBC.

If you miss any of the action, you can catch it on the iPlayer.

Invictus Games 2017 the international sporting event for injured, wounded and sick servicemen and women


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