Friday, December 29, 2006

World Transplant Games Bangkok 2007 August 25-Sept 3

2007 World Transplant Games Update
Two officials from the World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF) have visited Bangkok, Thailand, and the dates for the 2007 Games will remain as August 25th to September 2nd 2007. Opening ceremonies will take place on August 26th and the Gala dinner on September 1st. The cost is 34000 bahts/726 euros (which is approximately 1,062 Canadian dollars). They hope to have the registration documents to the WTGF for approval by the end of this month and the first deposit due by the end of March.
Heather Fisher
World Transplant Games Federation Representative from Canada

For more information please see the CTA web site. To help the CTA plan for organizing the Canadian Team please fill out the survey found on the web site where you will also find links for registration forms, who is going, and flight info. etc.

16th World Transplant Games

The World Transplant Games take place every two years where over 1500 athletes representing some 64 countries compete at an extraordinarily high level demonstrating the physical success of transplant surgery and the need to increase organ donation. Previous Event: Canada 2005 See Photos

The 16th World Transplant Games will be held at Bangkok’s Hua Mark Sports Complex, the top sports venue in Thailand. It is located in the compound of the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) in Bangkapi District of Bangkok.

There will be a Kid's program with the first 100 free. 800 Rooms have been booked for the games, all air conditioned. Four hotels are located in the heart of the city and in the center of the shopping area. The fifth hotel is near the stadium.

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