North Runcton’s Malcolm Souza-Lewis will represent Britain at the World Transplant Games once again next year, aged 70.
Mr Souza-Lewis will compete in javelin, discus, ball throw, high jump and squash competitions at the event, which is due to be held in Argentina next August.
He said: “The games generate a lot of publicity, which is good for getting people to join the organ donor register.
“We are the lucky ones who have had a transplant. There are about 10,000 people on the waiting list that need transplants.”
This will be Mr Souza-Lewis’s fifth appearance at the games, though he was unable to attend the last one, in South Africa, last year, because he had recently undergone a knee replacement operation.
He has a haul of medals from appearances at the world and British events over the years.
Mr Souza-Lewis, of New Road, underwent a kidney transplant in 1988.