40 Years
OVER 45 YEARS

Of staging international sporting events for transplant athletes. We stage Summer and Winter World Transplant Games.

OVER 45 YEARS

Of staging international sporting events for transplant athletes. We stage Summer and Winter World Transplant Games.

1500 Athletes
1500 ATHLETES

Representing more than 60 member countries

"Seeing the gift of organ transplantation on a world scale is just incredible, and is why I keep coming back to attend The World Transplant Games."

- Quote from Malaga 2017

1500 ATHLETES

Representing more than 69 countries competing in the Summer Games.

"Seeing the gift of organ transplantation on a world scale is just incredible, and is why I keep coming back to attend The World Transplant Games."

- Quote from Malaga 2017

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OUR MANTRA

"More transplant recipients, more active, more often."

PROMOTING

The full rehabilitation and well-being of transplant recipients through healthy lifestyle and sport.

OUR MANTRA

"More transplant recipients, more active, more often."

PROMOTING

The full rehabilitation and well-being of transplant recipients through healthy lifestyle and sport.

Organ Donation
ORGAN DONATION

Raise public awareness of the importance and benefits of organ donation by demonstrating what can be achieved post-transplant.

OUR MANTRA

"More transplant recipients, more active, more often."

PROMOTING

The full rehabilitation and well-being of transplant recipients through healthy lifestyle and sport.

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25th World Transplant Summer Games

DRESDEN, GERMANY 2025

25th World Transplant Summer Games

DRESDEN, GERMANY 2025
Refit
REFIT FOR LIFE! TOOLKIT

Online Rehabilitation Programme & Wellness Series aimed to encourage transplant recipients to help take the first steps to get active and enjoy an increased quality of life.

FIT FOR LIFE!

Educating people around transplantation and physical activity through medical research, conferences and physical well-being.

FFL
FIT FOR LIFE!

Educating people around transplantation and physical activity through medical research, conferences and physical well-being.

FIT FOR LIFE!

Educating people around transplantation and physical activity through medical research, conferences and physical well-being.

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TRANSPLANT FOOTBALL WORLD CUP
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25th WORLD TRANSPLANT GAMES 2025

DRESDEN, GERMANY
17 – 24 August 2025

 

The countdown has begun!

Dresden, Germany is set to host the 25th edition of the Summer World Transplant Games. Dresden has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to sports. The city has been the venue of many international championships and has impressively proven its ability to host large events. Participants can expect a total of 17 different sports, with almost all venues conveniently located near the city centre. Transplant athletes, living donors and donor families, friends and supporters are warmly invited to join us and celebrate the gift of life.

1ST TRANSPLANT FOOTBALL WORLD CUP 2024

CERVIA, ITALY
08 – 14 SEPTEMBER 2024

 

The inaugural Transplant Football World Cup 2024 marks a significant milestone in the World Transplant Games Federation’s forty-five-year mission to celebrate the success of organ transplantation.

Following the approval of the Federation’s Board of Directors, this FIFA World Cup-inspired event will bring together transplant recipients from around the world in a thrilling 7-a-side competition, showcasing the triumph of organ donation. Men and women of all ages, who have undergone solid organ or bone marrow transplants, will unite on the pitch, celebrating their second chance at life and promoting the transformative power of organ donation.

Promoting the Gift of Life, “through the beautiful game”.

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What

do we do?

For over 40 years the World Transplant Games Federation has been staging international sporting events and promoting education around transplantation in order to promote the physical success of transplant surgery and the need to raise public awareness and increase organ donation. Through our various initiatives we aim to highlight the importance of physical activity and healthy lifestyle in the long term management and well being of transplant recipients.

We achieve these objectives through the hosting of the The Summer and Winter World Transplant Games, along with Education platforms (medical research, conferences and physical well being culture) and a strong communications programme geared to network with medical professionals and engage the entire transplant community.

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Without the help of our sponsors the World Transplant Games Federation would not be able to stage the Games.

The following contributors are currently supporting our activities. For a full list of partnerships please visit this link.

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