British Transplant Games 2016: Day Two
The Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2016 will really get into the swing of things today with the first full day of sporting action!
Events will be taking place across Liverpool, with highlights including a number of children’s competitions.
From 8am, athletes will be teeing off at Lee Park Golf Club, and badminton will get underway at Greenbank Sports Academy at the same time. An hour later, competitors will be hooked when the open and adult fishing events start at Bradshaw Hall Fisheries.
The mini tennis (9am) and obstacle course (9.30am) children’s events will take place at Wavertree Tennis Centre, as well as adult short tennis at the same time.
Adult tenpin bowling will then start at 12:30 at Hollywood Bowl, while athletes take a hop, skip and jump in the sports hall athletics session at Wavertree.
Events for the younger athletes at the arena will continue into the afternoon from 1pm with badminton at the Greenbank Sports Academy and sport stacking at Wavertree. Adult tennis will also be taking place at Wavertree at 1pm.
Things will move up a gear later on, with both adults’ and children’s cycling taking place at Litherland Sports Park (5pm). The day’s final sporting event will be darts at PANAM Liverpool, 8pm start.
The athletes will also get to unwind and have fun in the evening with social events for children at 5.30pm, and adults at 8pm at PANAM Liverpool.
Anyone can come to watch the sporting events and entrance is free of charge.
The four-day British Transplant Games aims to raise awareness of organ donation and will see transplant athletes of all ages from across the UK compete in different sports.
For more information about the Games, visit www.BritishTransplantGames.co.uk, follow @WHBTG on Twitter or search for ‘The British Transplant Games’ on Facebook.
To join the NHS Organ Donor Register, visit www.uktransplant.org.uk