Sports

The WTGF offers a variety of sports which the youth can participate in at both our Summer World Transplant Games and our Winter World Transplant Games.

Summer

World Transplant Games

The following sports (with relevant age categories) can be enjoyed by transplant recipient youth at our next Summer World Transplant Games:

Age Categories for participation include:

5 years and under
6 – 8 years
9 – 11 years
12 – 14 years
15 – 17 year *

* Juniors 15-17 years of age are allowed to compete in adult age events, but must continue in that age category for any other event in that discipline, i.e. swimming, athletics.

Sports on offer for the youth include:

badminton

Badminton

cycling

5km Cycling

darts

Darts

padel

Padel

squash

Squash

table-tennis

Table Tennis

bowling

Ten Pin Bowling

tennis

Tennis

swimming

Swimming

track&field

Athletics Track & Field

Swimming events per age category:

5 years and under: Freestyle (25m & 50m), Backstroke (25m & 50m), Breaststroke (25 m), Butterfly (25m)

6 – 8 years: Freestyle (25m & 50m), Backstroke (25m & 50m), Breaststroke (25 m), Butterfly (25m)

9 – 11 years: Freestyle (25m & 50m), Backstroke (25m & 50m), Breaststroke (25 m), Butterfly (25m)

12 – 14 years: Freestyle (50m, 100m & 200m), Backstoke (50m & 100m), Breaststroke (50m), Butterfly (50m)

15 – 17 years: Freestyle (50m, 100m & 200m), Backstoke (50m & 100m), Breaststroke (50m), Butterfly (50m)

Athletics events per age category

5 years and under: Sprint (25m), Ball throw, Long Jump

6 – 8 years: Sprint (50m), Ball throw, Long Jump

9 – 11 years: Sprint (50m), Ball throw, Long Jump

12 – 14 years: Sprint (100m & 200m), Ball throw, Long Jump

15 – 17 years: Sprint (100m & 200m), Shot put (boys 5kg ball / girls 4 kg ball), Ball throw, High Jump, Long Jump

** For detailed information please look at “Rules for the Sports of the 2017 World Transplant Games