Organ donors become world class athletes

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Durban, 2 September 2015 - Sports officials, athletes and locals in Durban have celebrated the news the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

Durban, 2 September 2015 - Sports officials, athletes and locals in Durban have celebrated the news the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

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Durban, 2 September 2015 - Sports officials, athletes and locals in Durban have celebrated the news the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

Durban, 2 September 2015 - Sports officials, athletes and locals in Durban have celebrated the news the city will be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

JOHANNESBURG - And finally, some South Africans who&39;ve had organ transplants, have become world-class athletes.

A team of 47 returned home on Tuesday from the World Transplant Games in Argentina and have brought 84 medals back with them.

Janike Venter had a kidney transplant in 2013 but that hasn&39;t stopped her from competing in squash and badminton.

She scooped a gold medal at the World Transplant Games, though it hasn&39;t been an easy road. 

Venter says, "After the transplant there is lots of medication you have to take and you don&39;t have such energy anymore but with time it all comes together and you get your energy back."

The Games are held every second year,  offering a range of sports from athletics and tennis to golf and swimming. 

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