List of World Transplant Games (WTG)

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The World Transplant Games (WTG) are an international multi-sport event, occurring every two years, organized by the World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF).

Summer Editions[edit]

Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Ref
1978 1 United Kingdom Portsmouth, Great Britain
1979 2 United Kingdom Portsmouth, Great Britain
1980 3 United States New York City, United States
1982 4 Greece Athens, Greece
1984 5 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
1987 6 Austria Innsbruck, Austria
1989 7 Singapore Singapore
1991 8 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
1993 9 Canada Vancouver, Canada
1995 10 United Kingdom Manchester, Great Britain
1997 11 Australia Sydney, Australia
1999 12 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
2001 13 Japan Kobe, Japan
2003 14 France Nancy, France
2005 15 Canada London, Canada
2007 16 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
2009 17 Australia Gold Coast, Australia
2011 18 Sweden Goteborg, Sweden
2013 19 South Africa Durban, South Africa
2015 20 Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina 23 – 30 August 44 1,110 [1]
2017 21 Spain Málaga, Spain 25 June – 2 July 52 2,500 [2]

Winter Editions[edit]

Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Ref
1994 1 France Tignes, France
1996 2 France Pra-Loup, France
1999 3 United States Snowbird, Utah, United States
2001 4 Switzerland Nendaz, Switzerland
2004 5 Italy Bormio, Italy
2008 6 Finland Rovaniemi, Finland
2010 7 France Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, France
2012 8 Switzerland Anzere, Switzerland
2014 9 France La Chapelle-d'Abondance, France
2016 10 not held [3]
2018 11 Switzerland Anzère, Switzerland [4] 7-12 January

Sports[edit]

Age Groups[edit]

Seniors age groups:

  • (18-29), (30-39), (40-49), (50-59), (60-69) and (70+). Doubles events: (18-29), (30-49) and (50+).

Juniors age groups:

  • (5 years and under), (6-8), (9-11), (12-14) and (15-17). Juniors 16 or 17 years of age are permitted to compete in adult age events, but must then compete only in adult events.

http://wtgf.org/sports-youth/

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External links[edit]