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The Games will be hosted by TransDia Sport Deutschland e.V. which won a competitive bid to host the Games.

The Games are owned by the World Transplant Games Federation. A unanimous decision of the trustees awarded the Games to Dresden.

Entry is open to all recipients of life supporting allografts and haemopoietic cell transplants from other individuals or species which require or have required the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies.

Competitors must have been transplanted for at least 1 year, with stable graft function, be medically fit and have trained for the events in which they have entered.

If a potential competitor has been transplanted for at least 6 months, with stable graft function, has been training and has permission from his own doctor, his entry may be considered by the WTGF medical committee and be allowed.

Age participation is from 4 years to 80+ years.

Donor Families and Living donors are invited to take part in a select array of sporting events to help recognise their contribution. These include: Archery, Darts, Golf Pairs, Petanque singles, 5km road race, 50m freestyle swim, 100m athletics sprint, ball throw, long jump 3km racewalk (woman) and 5km racewalk (Men)

All competitors must be members of their relevant WTGF country member organisation.

The Games will be held between Sunday August 17 to Sunday August 24, 2025.

Archery, Athletics, Badminton, 3on3 Basketball, Cycling, Darts, Petanque, 5k Road Race, Sprint Triathlon, Squash, Swimming, Golf, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ten Pin Bowling, Volleyball and 6-a-side Football.

The Games have two objectives: to promote organ donation and encourage more people across the world to register and support donation; and to help recipients improve their health and fitness around their transplanted organ.

The Games have been held on the continents of Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. This will be the first time the Games will be staged in Dresden. They were last staged in Perth, Australia, in 2023. The last time the Games were held in Europe was in Newcastle, England, in 2019.

The World Transplant Games is only made possible by the support of government, corporate and philanthropic partners. See Partners here.

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