Ronald Grainger – Dublin

 

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Ron Grainger – Co Down

Ronald Grainger is from dublin, he is a kidney transplant recipient  and he will be competing in the 60-69 years age category in the following
events:

  • Track & Field – 100m (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 200m (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 4x100m Relay (Heats & Finals)
  • Track & Field – 4x400m Relay (Heats & Finals)
  • Golf Singles
  • Golf Team
  • Long Jump (Men & Boys)

‘I am 67 years old and got back into Athletics after 48 years absence. I have retired from my job but I’m as busy as ever pursuing my interests and performing grand parent duties. I’m currently an ambassador for The Fit for Life programme an initiative of The World Transplant Games Federation. I have an interest in music and play guitar.’

‘It is a privilege to be part of Transplant Team Ireland. A wonderful welcoming accepting group of people . Sharing the common bond of a transplanted organ is very special.’

‘To demonstrate the positive benefits of successful organ transplant and to raise organ donor awareness. Most of all, to honour my donor and their family.’