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Team Liberty Shines During 2012 U.S. Transplant Games

08-10-2012

The 2012 Transplant Games of America were held July 28th-July 31st in Grand Rapids, Michigan. More than 1,000 organ recipients and living donors gathered to compete in Olympics-style games and celebrate their lives and honor those who gave them the gift of life.

Team Liberty is comprised of organ transplant recipients and their families, donor families, living donors, and transplant professionals from Northern and Central New Jersey, New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. At the end of the competition, the team finished off strong and earned a variety of medals and honors.

 

Congratulations Team Liberty as they were awarded the following medals:

  • Brad Aspel: Tennis Singles - Gold, Tennis Men's Doubles - Silver
  • Alison Cain: 100 Yard Breaststroke - Silver, 100 Free - Silver, Freestyle Relay - Bronze
  • Michele Dabal: Table Tennis - Gold, Tennis Women's Doubles - Gold
  • Mike DiPiano: Shotput - Silver, Discus - Silver
  • Joe DiSanto: Golf - Bronze
  • Andrea Downey: Tennis Singles - Gold, Tennis Women's Doubles - Gold
  • Bonnie Farbstein: Table Tennis - Silver, Tennis Singles - Gold, Tennis Mixed Doubles - Gold
  • Steve Feldheim: Bowling Singles - Gold, Bowling Doubles - Gold, Softball Throw - Silver
  • Kathie Gerlach: 100 Breaststroke - Bronze, 100 Free - Bronze, 50 Free - Bronze, Freestyle Relay-Bronze
  • Debbie Greenberg:  100 Yard Dash - Bronze
  • Penny Lee: 5K - Silver, Bowling - Silver, Table Tennis - Gold, 25 Free Swimming - Bronze, Long Jump - Bronze
  • Softball Throw - Silver
  • Jim Nelson:  Tennis Singles - Silver, Tennis Men's Doubles - Silver
  • Scott Smolka: 5K - Silver
  • Rita Solimene: 100 Breaststroke - Gold, 50 Free - Gold, Freestyle Relay - Bronze, Shotput - Gold, Softball Throw - Gold
  • Michael Strusiak: Golf - Gold
  • Fr. Pat Sullivan: 5K - Silver, 1500 Meter - Gold
  • Basil Vorolieff: Golf - Bronze
  • Benny Vozza: Bowling Singles - Gold, Bowling Doubles - Gold
  • Harvey Weinberg:  Table Tennis - Silver, Tennis Singes - Bronze, Tennis Mixed Doubles - Gold
  • Mary Wu: 100 Free - Bronze, 50 Free - Silver, Freestyle Relay - Bronze

 

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