2023 WORLD TRANSPLANT GAMES
The 24th World Transplant Games will be staged in Perth, Australia and promises to be a games like no other bringing the transplant community back together when we need it most.
First held 1978 in Portsmouth, UK, the World Transplant Games has grown to become the world’s largest awareness event for the gift of life and a beacon for transplant recipients, their families and supporters, donor families and living donors. The Games has been held on the continents of North America, South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. This will be the third time the Games have been held in Australia, with successful events previously held in Sydney in 1997 and the Gold Coast in 2009.
Registration is open until Friday 17th February 2023 to attend this seven-day event of high exertion and low impact sports, along with many social and cultural events, caters to both elite and social athletes and attracts 2500 participants from over 60 nations.
Entry is open to recipients, aged between 4 and 80 plus, of life-supporting allografts and haemopoietic cell transplants from other individuals or species which require or have required the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies. Donor Families and Living donors can take part in selected sporting events.
Competitors must have been transplanted for at least 1 year, with stable graft function, be medically fit and have trained for the events in which they have entered.
- Date: April 15 – 21, 2023
- Location: Perth, Australia