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We organise sports championships for heart and lung transplanted people.

Meet your transplanted friends. Experience the unique atmosphere.

The Managing Committee has to inform you that our member


Lost the fight against Covid-19 and died on 21th April after a period of three weeks in the IC.

We have lost a dedicated member of the board and a warm and friendly person.
We will miss him very much.

Our thoughts go out to his familiy and friends.

On behalf of the board.

Henk Bakker


April 2021



At the second of March 2021, our former president Terry Mangan passed away.
We not only lose a prominent president but also a good friend. He has a permanent place in our hearts.

We wish his family all strenght in this very sad time.

On behalf of our Federation and Managing Committee.

Henk Bakker

March 3rd 2021

1994 - 2019

This year our Federation is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

The next European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships
are planned for 6th - 12th June in 2022 in Ostend (Belgium).

The Mananging Committee will inform soon about the details.

EHLTF at the EPF 2019
in Brussels

Our MC members Jenny Björk and Raymond van Rykel were from 12th to 14th November 2019 to Brussels to the EPF Congress 2019 ...

18th EHLTC in Vitoria Gasteiz 2020

We looking forward to come to Spain next year from the 8th - 12th june 2020 with all of you friends!

MC meeting September 2019
in Leiden

At the 15./16. September 2019 we had an MC meeting of the EHLTF. Several questions and points ...

17th EHLTC in Lignano 2018

The 17th European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships took place from June 11-16 in Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Our Mission Statement

"The European Heart and Lung Transplant Federation's mission is to become the trusted, respected and authoritative voice representing all Heart and Lung Transplant recipients throughout continental Europe".

In pursuit of our primary aims and objectives, it is the intention of the EHLTF to pursue a policy of enlargement and inclusion, embracing all European Countries who wish to be members, and to become an authoritative Pan-European Patient voice in all areas of Cardiothoracic Transplantation.

We will also seek to become the authoritative voice representing our growing membership in its dealing with the European Parliament in the maintenance, support and further development of cardio-thoracic transplantation and to communicate all or any developments to its membership.

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Impressions from the former European Championships for heart & lung transplanted athlets

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