Meghan Markle will join Prince Harry at Invictus Games after missing Prince Philip memorial

The competition, founded by Harry, will take place in the Hague from April 16 to April 22

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The Duchess of Sussex will join Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in the Netherlands, a spokesperson for the couple has confirmed.

The competition, founded by Harry, will take place in the Hague from April 16 to April 22.

Harry founded the games to aid the rehabilitation of injured or sick military personnel and veterans from across the world, by giving them the challenge of competing in sporting events similar to the Paralympics.

And on Monday evening, a spokesman confirmed Meghan will join Harry for the first few days of the event.

The pair will attend the upcoming Invictus Games
The pair will attend the upcoming Invictus Games
Harry founded the games to aid the rehabilitation of injured or sick military personnel
Harry founded the games to aid the rehabilitation of injured or sick military personnel

The Invictus Games was where the couple chose to make their first public appearance together almost five years ago.

Meghan made her first appearance at an official engagement attended by Harry on September 24, 2017, when she attended the Invictus Games opening ceremony in Toronto, Canada, although the pair sat about 18 seats apart.

The following day, they emerged hand in hand to make their first official public appearance together at the wheelchair tennis.

Earlier on Monday, Team UK competitors at this year’s games said they were hoping the couple would attend with their two children, Archie and Lili – although they are not expected to travel.

The confirmation of their trip will be seen by many as an insult to the Queen after they refused to attend Prince Philip's memorial service earlier this month.