Ambassador Matthew Barzun address the crowd during the Invictus Games reception at Winfield House.

Ambassador Matthew Barzun address the crowd during the Invictus Games reception at Winfield House.

Athletes from the military of countries around the world, including the USA and the UK, gathered at Winfield House for a special reception on Tuesday 9th September ahead of the start of the Invictus Games 2014 in London.

Ambassador Matthew Barzun was joined by HRH Prince Harry, organiser of the Games, and the American band, the Foo Fighters who performed a gig in the gardens at Winfield House in front of a large crowd of invited guests.

Our flickr page has all the photographs from the event and you can watch an interview with the athletes below: