In the summer of 2019, more than 2,400 participants from over 60 countries, aged from 4 – 80+, will arrive in NewcastleGateshead for the World Transplant Games. Get ready to celebrate an inspiring week of sport in the North East from Saturday 17 – Friday 23 August 2019.
The World Transplant Games are a celebration of a second chance of life, demonstrating the success of transplant surgery and promoting the need to raise public awareness of organ and tissue donation.
Who can enter
Entry is open to recipients of life-supporting allografts and heamopoetic cell transplants from other individuals or species which require or have required the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies.
Competitors must have been transplanted for at least 1 year, with stable graft function, be medically fit and have trained for the events in which they have entered.
Donor Families and Living donors can take part in a select array of sporting events.
Get involved in a good cause. Organ transplants save lives.