30 Apr 2020
A small team of 5 transplant recipients competed in NewCastle between 17-24 August 2019. Transplant recipients from over 60 countries attended in an array of sports including golf, squash, badminton, track and field (100 meters), tennis, cycling (30km road race and 10 km time trials) and table tennis.
Brian Wigmore, Jane Donnelly, Laurence Smith, Dave Swarbrick and Ron Clark represented New Zealand. The team won 3 medals – Jane Donnelly winning gold medals in each of the 30km and 10km cycle events, and Laurence Smith won a bronze medal in squash.