Ronald Grainger – Dublin

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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 – Long Jump
  • Track & Field – 200m
  • Track & Field – Ball Throw
  • Track & Field – 100m
  • Track & Field – 4x100m Relay
  • Golf

Ron has been married to Joyce for 41 years. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. ‘Not having trained seriously for 48 years, I have taken on the challenge of running sprints as I did in my teenage years. I am hoping that my body holds up for the duration of the games!!’

‘As a group, to celebrate our wellness and to honour those who have donated organs to us and to show hope to our fellow members who are still waiting for successful transplants’

 

‘I hope to connect with members of other teams who have been similarly blessed and to enjoy competition with others who are enjoying new life also’.