The wounded soldiers who represented Estonia in the Invictus Games 2014, were welcomed in Tallinn on Monday the 15th of September. Athletes were met by the British Ambassador Chris Holtby, by the president of the Paralympic Committee and the minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia Urmas Paet, the Major General of Defence Forces Riho Terras as well as members of families and close friends.
The idea of the Games is initiated by His Royal Highness Prince Harry who is also the patron of the event. There were more than 400 injured soldiers from all over the world, including athletes from Great Britain, Afghanistan, United States of America, Australia, Estonia, Georgia, Italy, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and France. Estonia was represented by a team of six soldiers, who contested in swimming, powerlifting and indoor rowing competition. Silver medals were won in discus by Sergeant Jaune Engel and in powerlifting by corporal Raigo Roots. Bronze medal was won in 100- meter freestyle swimming by Sergeant Toomas Mikk.