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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Swimmer Tracy wins five medals at British Transplant Games

FALMOUTH PACKET
Tracy Carroll (centre) after her five-medal haul at the British Transplant Games

HELSTON'S Tracy Carroll has won five medals at the British Transplant Games (BTG) in Liverpool.

She received a kidney transplant from her mum Angela Carroll five and a half years ago and this is her third time attending the BTG.

She said: “Having participated in the World Transplant Games last year, there was a lot of pressure on me to put in a good performance and I’m delighted with my result of three gold and two silver medals in swimming events.

"I entered the games with the Plymouth team consisting of adults who have had a transplant at Derriford Hospital and are mostly from Devon and Cornwall. The team is small but mighty with only seven team members coming home with an impressive 24 medals!” Continue reading
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