List of World Transplant Games editions

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

Summer Editions

Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Ref
1978 I United Kingdom Portsmouth, Great Britain
1979 II United Kingdom Portsmouth, Great Britain
1980 III United States New York City, United States
1982 IV Greece Athens, Greece
1982 V Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
1987 VI Austria Innsbruck, Austria
1989 VII Singapore Singapore
1991 VIII Hungary Budapest, Hungary
1993 IX Canada Vancouver, Canada
1995 X United Kingdom Manchester, Great Britain
1997 XI Australia Sydney, Australia
1999 XII Hungary Budapest, Hungary
2001 XIII Japan Kobe, Japan
2003 XIV France Nancy, France
2005 XV Canada London, Canada
2007 XVI Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
2009 XVII Australia Gold Coast, Australia
2011 XVIII Sweden Goteborg, Sweden
2013 XIX South Africa Durban, South Africa
2015 XX Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina 23 – 30 August 1,100 44 [1]
2017 XXI Spain Málaga Spain 25 June – 2 July [2]

Winter Editions

Year Games Host Dates Nations Athletes Ref
1994 I France Tignes, France
1996 II France Pra Loup, France
1999 III United States Snowbird, Utah, United States
2001 IV Switzerland Nendaz, Switzerland
2004 V Italy Bormio, Italy
2008 VI Finland Rovaniemi, Finland
2010 VII France Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise, France
2012 VIII Switzerland Anzere, Switzerland
2014 IX France La Chapelle-d'Abondance, France



  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Road Race
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


Age Groups

Seniors age groups:

Juniors age groups:


External links

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