Malaga to host World Transplant Games

The games see participants who have received successful organ transplants compete

LAST UPDATED: 10 May, 2017 @ 12:00
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MALAGA is set to host the 21st World Transplant games next month.

The games see participants ranging from four years old to 80, all of whom have received successful organ transplants, compete in a number of events.

Running from June 25-July 2, sports include Athletics, Tennis, Swimming, and even Tenpin bowling.

The first competitive sporting event for transplant recipients took place in Portsmouth, England, in 1978, with 99 competitors from the UK, Europe, and USA.

The summer games take place every other year, with a winter games held in between.

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