The World Transplant Games 2013 is being hosted in South Africa in the sunny city of Durban! Recipients who have received life saving organ transplants from more than 55 countries worldwide will compete in various sports in the hopes of winning Gold, Silver and bronze medals for their country. The games celebrates the triumph of the human spirit and the hope that is behind every transplant. The games will host 13 different sports codes at various venues around Durban. Touring and sightseeing opportunities will be plentiful for all wanting to experience the vibrancy, beautiful coast lines and diverse cultures which make Durban, the Zulu Kingdom, a unique and exciting destination.
The 19th World Transplant Games will be held from 28 July to 4 August 2013. Please see www.wtg2013.com for more information.
Dr Matthew Proctor