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Meghan Markle makes an appearance at Prince Harry's Invictus Games

by Sky McCarthy / / Source: TODAY

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Actress Meghan Markle was in attendance for the opening ceremony of boyfriend Prince Harry's Invictus Games in Toronto Saturday evening.

Despite much fanfare surrounding their rumored public appearance together, Markle and Harry were seated a few rows apart in the stands at the Air Canada Centre, according to People.

Day 1: Invictus Games Toronto 2017
Markle attended the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games to show her support for the competition (and for Prince Harry).Samir Hussein / WireImage

Markle, who lives in Toronto where she films USA network's legal drama, “Suits,” recently told Vanity Fair that she and Harry are "really happy and in love." According to the interview, the pair first met in London in July 2016 and managed to date "very quietly" for six months before their relationship was made public

On Saturday, the actress — clad in a chic maroon-colored dress and plum leather biker jacket — was seen sitting next to her friend Markus Anderson while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave opening remarks to attendees in the stadium.

Day 1: Invictus Games Toronto 2017
Anderson and Markle applaud the start of the Games.Karwai Tang / WireImage

Harry, meanwhile, was seated next to First Lady Melania Trump during the opening ceremony. The red-headed royal met with Trump earlier that day, who wished Team USA good luck during the games on her first solo international trip.

INVICTUS GAMES 2017
Prince Harry with the first lady.Danny Lawson / PA Images via Getty Images

The multi-day sporting event, which the prince — who served in the British Army — started in 2014, features games like wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and indoor rowing played by wounded or injured armed services personnel and veterans. Last year's games took place in Orlando, Florida.

Since its inception, the Invictus Games have steadily added more competitors and new events each year. Over 500 participants from 17 countries are expected to participate in this year's games, which run through Sept. 30.

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