Gavin Charles Griffiths wins the 2019 IDF Europe Long-Standing Achievement Prize

14 November 2019

Brussels, 14 November 2019 – Founder of DIAthlete, Gavin was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) in 2000 at the age of 8. After initially struggling to deal with the condition and reconciling it with engaging in sporting activities, Gavin is now an endurance runner, who has taken over 100 challenges across the world to fundraise and support various causes and charities linked to T1D.

The award was presented on World Diabetes Day by Marjatta Stenius-Kaukonen, former MEP for Finland, IDF Europe Chair, Prof Dr Sehnaz Karadeniz, and Mr Maurizio Guidi,  Lilly Diabetes Corporate Affairs, External Engagement Leader, during the IDF Europe Symposium at the European Parliament.  

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