« BackCavan man takes bronze at the European Transplant & Dialysis Games

FEATURE STEPHEN SMITHA Cavan man has taken bronze yesterday at the European Transplant & Dialysis Games.

The Transplant Championships are a multi-sport event running from the 10th until 17th July in Finland.

Stephen Smith had a double lung transplant in 2013 after being diagnosed with the genetic disorder Alpha-1 deficiency.

He underwent the procedure after falling ill during a soccer match three years earlier, after which he was diagnosed with the disorder.

Yesterday morning, Stephen Smith took the bronze in table tennis at the European Games, and is set to compete in badminton today and 10 pin bowling on Thursday.