Inspirational athletes from across the world have spent a week gracing the North East's roads, paths, pools and tracks for the World Transplant Games
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Team Iran brought home 95 medals from the 2019 World Transplant Games
in the British city of Newcastle, to win the third place at the event.
IN another sign of the unity that marks the World Transplant Games
in Newcastle, athletes from around the world and local supporters turned out to celebrate at two running events on Sunday.
Mia Mifsud, three, who had a transplant and battled five bouts ofsepsis, was the youngest competitor at the British Transplant Games
Linda 52, from New Herrington, Sunderland, is volunteering at this year's World Transplant Games
, starting on Saturday in Newcastle and Gateshead, in memory of children's nurse Janet.
Grace, 62, from Leamington Spa, will be representing Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Team GB) in table tennis and petanque at the World Transplant Games
in Gateshead, from tomorrow until 24th August.
A man with less than 25 per cent of a normal person's lung capacity is celebrating after bringing back a gold medal from the British Transplant Games
Shaun Thomas, 29-year-old renal youth worker and one of Wales' British Transplant Games
team managers, said: "We see a number of people competing, whatever stage they are in, from people who have received a transplant, people who have donated an organ, to people who are on dialysis and waiting for an organ.
SHEPSHED youngster Harry Mott has been selected as part of the Great Britain & NI squad for the World Transplant Games
in 2019 The team, is the largest ever with more than 330 transplant athletes who will compete in Gateshead next September - they have all survived either a heart, lung, kidney, pancreas, liver, small bowel or bone marrow transplant.
COMMITTED to playing their best no matter the event, the Alder Hey Kidney Transplant Games
team consists of seven children aged six to 16 who have all received a kidney transplant or live with medical/physical difficulties.
Niki Tennant Victorious athletes returned to Lanarkshire from the British Transplant Games
last week with a clutch of medals.
Lottie Bryon Edmond, aged seven, is the smallest person in the world to successfully receive a liver transplant at just over four weeks old THE British Transplant Games
have been hailed 'the best yet' with more competitors taking part than ever.