Woman given two days to live wins gold in world sports championship

News North Wales | Steve Craddock

A WOMAN who was told she had two days to live if she did not have a liver transplant won gold for Great Britain at a top international sporting event.

Brenda Roberts, aged 63, of Ruthin, scooped a golfing gold medal for the individual gross score her female category at the World Transplant Games in Argentina last week.

The Ruthin-Pwllglas Golf Club member was also awarded a bronze for being third in the pairs competition, in which she partnered Alison Johns, a professional golfer from Woodhall Spa.

She said: "Attending the World Transplant Games has been an amazing experience.

"Just taking part in the Games would have been enough for me, but to win a gold and bronze medal eclipses all of my expectations. Continue reading