Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend the Invictus Games U.K. Team Trials

They made their first public appearance at last year's games

Updated 04/06/18
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The royal wedding is only six weeks away, but Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are busy fulfilling their royal engagements. This week, they dropped by the U.K. team trials for the Invictus Games, a multisport, international event for wounded, injured, and sick military personnel and veterans that Prince Harry founded back in 2014. This year's Invictus Games will take place in Sydney, according to the Kensington Palace Twitter account, and 400 qualifying military personnel and veterans are competing for only 72 spots.

After arriving at the trials in matching Invictus-branded athleisure and dark jeans, Markle and Prince Harry went up to mingle with the hopefuls, greeting and shaking hands with vets who were competing out on the track. Markle paired her Invictus Games polo with a pair of Mother jeans (shop a similar pair here!) and a trench coat by Babaton for Aritiza, which is still available for $245 here.

After greeting the athletes, Markle and Harry headed inside the University of Bath's training facility, where they watched the indoor sitting volleyball trials and met more hopefuls and Invictus alums. One such alum, Kelly Ganfield, is a visually impaired former corporal who competed in track events, discus, and rowing last year.

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Aside from being a great way to support the U.K.'s vets, the Invictus Games also hold special meaning for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Last year's Invictus Games, in Toronto, were the site of their first-ever public appearance together. Although they didn't sit together during the opening ceremony, they ended up sharing their first public kiss at the closing ceremony. And now, six months later, they're getting married. Looks like the "Invictus goal" Prince Harry was talking about in his closing speech was proposing to Meghan.

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