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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Team Tennessee Donor Services announces Transplant Games of America Medal Results

THE KNOX FOCUS

Team Tennessee Donor Services recently announced the results of its participation in the 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games held in Cleveland, Ohio, June 10 – 15, 2016. The team returned home with a record 35 medals: 16 gold, 12 silver and seven bronze.

Team Tennessee Donor Services was comprised of living donors and organ and tissue recipients representing cities throughout Tennessee who competed in a variety of athletic events at the games, ranging from tennis to swimming. Family members of donors also attend the event in honor of their loved ones who donated their organs and tissues.

Below are the names of the medal winners categorized by hometown:

Nashville, Tenn.

George Blank, living kidney donor
Gold – 100M Sprint
Gold – 200M Sprint

Jarmar Burton, 3X kidney recipient Continue reading
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