Sinead McGowan – Galway

Sinead McGowan

Sinead McGowan is a kidney transplant recipient  from Larchfield Avenue, Renmore, Galway, and she will be competing in the following sports in the 40-49 catagory:

  • Track & Field – 1500m (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 4 x 100m Relay (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 4 x 400m Relay (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 400m (Heats & Finals)
  • Virtual Triathlon
  • Road Race 5k
  • Cycling Road Race 30k

Sinead recieved a kidney from her brother in October 2009 and after a year on dialysis, it changed her life. She has since travelled the world, lived in Australia until her work took her to Shanghai in March this year where she will be for the next year or so.

2011 was Sinead’s first transplant games in Sweden, ‘i was lucky to win some medals! I just learned to swim properly this year so the 50m swim will be an interesting event for me, hopefully I make it to the end!’

‘Great fun team that loves to compete including the nightly singing sessions!’


‘Catch up with friends and celebrate healthy living. Along the way encourage people to have the discussion about organ donation with their loved ones’. ❤️


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