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August 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Stitched together by seven awe-inspiring bridges, Newcastle a city on the North bank of the River Tyne, and Gateshead to the South, form a cultural hub in North East England, home to a host of historic and cultural landmarks including the Angel of the North, Durham Castle and Cathedral and Hadrian’s Wall.
Every year, Newcastle Gateshead welcomes millions of visitors from across the globe to a range of sporting and cultural events including the world’s most iconic half marathon, the Great North Run.
The World Transplant Games 2019 will benefit from this track-record with a sporting programme delivered across indoor and outdoor venues in the very heart of the city. With coast and countryside just a short distance away, the compact and well-networked city and wider region is packed with experiences for athletes and their supporters to explore outside of the sports arena. An exciting cultural and social programme will bring athletes, visitors and local communities together during the Games.
With doctors and facilities that have led pioneering work in transplantation for many years – the World Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2019 will be a truly visible Games, shining a spotlight on the benefits of transplantation.
For more information, please visit the official World Transplant Games website.