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  • World Transplant Games Success

    GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) supported transplant swimmers had huge success at the recent World Transplant Games. Liam Barnett, Janka Penther and Simon Randerson all competed for the GB swimming team and all came back with bags of medals and lifetime best swimming times. The World Transplant Games are held every two years and move from…
  • Transplant Sport Swimming Day at the ‘Pool of Champions’

    On Saturday 23rd September 2017, 24 transplant swimmers congregated at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day. The swimmers, aged between 12 and 70 years old came from around the UK, have one thing in common – they all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers, who attend the London event, recently competed at the World Transplant…

  • Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

    30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the World Transplant Games in Malaga…

  • World Transplant Games: GSF supported athletes strike gold!

    The World Transplant Games are unique games which celebrate what is possible in life after transplantation. Put simply, the games are the ‘Olympics’ for transplant recipients. Held every two years, this year the Games were hosted by the city of Malaga, Spain where 1,350 transplant athletes from 52 countries gathered from across the globe. The Games…

  • 30 day countdown for GSF supported Transplant Athlete Simon Randerson who will be representing Great Britain at the World Transplant Games

    Transplant Team GB is one of the largest teams that will be competing at the World Transplant Games in Malaga. The team, which will be the largest ever sent from the UK, comprises 200 transplant athletes, including 20 juniors, 10 live donors, and 200+ supporters, these athletes, have all survived either a heart, lung, kidney,…

  • Transplant Sport Swimming Event

    To kick off the New Year with a bang, the GLL Sport Foundation kindly agreed to host the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Transplant swimming team at Parkside pools, Cambridge on the 23rd and 24th January 2016. The weekend was a great opportunity for the team to reunite after their outstanding performance at last year’s…