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The June 2016 newsletter is now available.
New Zealand Team - 20th World Transplant Games
Mar del Plata, Argentina 23-30 August 2015
Left to right - Alan Power, Ray Morrissey, Vivienne Smith, Dave Irvine, Sacha Wettenhall, Diarmuid O'Keeffe, Sara Ford, Laurence Smith, Sheryl Power (Team Manager)
Eight organ transplant recipients represented New Zealand at the 20th World Transplant Games held in Mar del Plata, Argentina recently.
The team consisted of three heart recipients, three kidney recipients, one lung recipient and one bone marrow recipient. Four family members also went to Mar del Plata as supporters.
The NZ Transplant Games Association is grateful for a grant received from Infinity Foundation that assisted members in meeting the costs to attend the Games.
|Laurence Smith||Squash Singles Male||50-59 years||1|
|Alan Power||Golf Best Gross Male||60-70 years||1|
|Sara Ford||Petanque Singles Female||40-49 years||1|
|Ray Morrissey||Golf Best Net Male||50-59 years||1|
|Vivienne Smith||Petanque Singles Female||50-59 years||1|
|Vivienne Smith||Swimming 200m freestyle Female||50-59 years||1|
Our October 2015 newsletter is now available.
Australian Transplant Games, Western Sydney
24th September – 1st October 2016
21st World Transplant Games
25th June – 2nd July 2017
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