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Our January 2014 newsletter is now available. It includes an update on the 2014 Australian Transplant Games and a quick update on the 2015 World Transplant Games in Argentina.
New Zealand Team - 19th World Transplant Games
Durban, South Africa, 28th July – 4th August 2013
|Back row||Sheryl Power (Team Manager), Matthew Mokoroa (Liver), Ray Morrissey (Bone Marrow), Vivienne Smith (Lung), Craig Sweeney (Heart), Dave Swarbrick (Heart), Dave Irvine (Heart), Alan Power (Heart), Laurence Smith (Kidney)|
|Front row||Sacha Wettenhall (Heart), Kirsty Johnson-Cox (Physio), Sara Ford (Kidney)|
The team won 11 medals – 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 6 Bronze. Matthew Mokoroa created two World records for cricket ball throw (77.14m) and shot put (10.73) in his age category. The New Zealand team finished 24th out of 49 participating countries on the medal tally. Sponsorship was received from Infinity Foundation and The Johnsonville Club.
|Mathew Mokoroa||Ball throw||15-17 boys||1|
|Mathew Mokoroa||Shot put||15-19 boys||1|
|Lawrence Smith||Squash||50-59 men||1|
|Ray Morrissey||Gold Individual Gross||Men 9-16 handicap||1|
|Craig Sweeney||Petanque Singles||30-39 men||1|
|Alan Power||Gold Individual Gross||Men 60-69||1|
|Alan Power and Lawrence Smith||Tennis doubles||15-17 boys||1|
|Mathew Mokoroa||Ten Pin Singles||15-17 boys||1|
|Sara Ford||Petanque singles||40-49 ladies||1|
|Sara Ford||Ten Pin Singles||40-49 ladies||1|
|Sacha Wettenhall||Table Tennis Singles||20-29 ladies||1|
Click here to see highlights of 2013 World Transplant Games
Archived newsletters from the 2013 World Transplant Games.
Australian Transplant Games, Melbourne
26th September – 4th October
20th World Transplant Games, Argentina
30th August – 5th September
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