20th World Transplant Games Mar del Plata, Argentina

01 Aug 2015

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.


Medal table

Athlete Event Age Category Gold Silver Bronze
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
      3 1 2