2022 World Transplant Winter Games Postponed
The Winter Games were first held in Tignes France in 1994 and take place in the intervening years of the Summer Games, providing an opportunity for athletes to compete on the ski slopes.
Open for participation by athletes aged from 4 to 80+ years who have undergone either solid organ or bone marrow life saving transplants, these include Liver, Heart, Lung, Kidney, Pancreas and Bone Marrow.
The Games comprise of six days of competition and are held at a dedicated ski resort. It attracts smaller numbers (approximately 300 participants) from many different nations.
The Winter Games involve 12 different sporting disciplines and include biathlon, curling, giant slalom, parallel slalom, slalom, snowboarding and super giant slalom.