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NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

DUNEDIN, February 7

The New Zealand, amateur athletic championship meeting was held on the Caledonian Ground to-day in perfect weather, though the ground iwas a bit hea,vy as the result of; recent.' rain. Tliere were about 2000 people present. Taken on the whole, competition was very keen, but in several events the fields were- f-mall. The Wellington team was very strong, Martis, Hudson, Doyle, and Wilton proving a solid quartette. Martis was not troubled in either of his races, and Hudson put up a fine performance in the three mile, completing the distance in 1 2-ssec less time than was occupied by Boatson when the latter won the Australasian championship. Beatson, however, did not run. up to 1 form.' The points for the shield were scored as follows : — 'Wellington 47£ Otago ... ... 26 Canterbury 17 Southland 16£ Auckland 5 ' The following are the results of the championship events: — ■ Tin-owing 161b Hammer. —McHolm (Wellington), 138 ft 4m, 1 ; M. Kean (Southland), 130 ft Sin, 2. The only competitors.

TOO Yards.—Final: H. Martis (Wellington) 1, F. M. Pertius (Otago) 2, A. McLeod (Canterbury) 3. Won easily. A good finish for second place. Time, 10 3-ssec. 880 Yards:—C. S. Thomas (Canterbury)'l, R. Swinney (Otago) 2. The , only starters. Won comfortably by 15 i yards. Time, 2min 9 4-ssoc. I 120 Yards Hurdles. Final: P. E. ! Doyle (Wellington) 1, F. Hazlctt | (Southland) 2. F. V. Robinson (Can- | terbury) 3. Won by about three yards. Time, '17 2-sseo. One Mile Walk.—A. I?. Buchan (Otniro) I,'G. Turner (Wellington) 2. T>. Cashinan (Wellington) 3. Also ' started: D. Wilson CAuckland), W. M. Stewart. (Otago). Won comfortably by 10 yards. Time. 6min 56so<\ One Mile Run. —A. W. Dormer (Auckland) 1, G. Crimp (Otago) 2. Also started: C.Flanagan (Cantorbury). Won comfortably.by six yards. 'Tittle, 4min 1.46--2-ssec-.:. ;: :'■.., ■■•220 Yards.—Final: H. Mnrtis (Wellington) I,:J. Arlton (Wellington) 2; F. M. Perkins (Otago) 3. Won easily by about seven yards. Time, ,24seo. ' ' Pole Jump—H. H. Whi+aker (Southland) .and J. Harvey, (Wellington), 10ft 2in, dead heat. The only cevmnetitors. Putting 161b Shot.—.T. Murray (Otago). 35ft Tin, 1 ; A. S. Roid (Southland), 34ft IOH, 2: J. MoHolrn YWelIHgto"), 34ft, 3. Also competed: Kea" (Ro'lthland). Pa+erson (Otago), and M^Keefrv <Ot^",<^. Tliree Mile Walk.—G. Tui-r>r (WoimrvW) 1. ,\. .P.. (Otncro) 1 T). Wilson (Auckland) 3. Also started: W. M. Stewart (Otn.tmV easily by 150 yirdg. Time. 23miTi. 1po« '. FigTi'ji'wiv-P- E. Dnvin (Welh>"---+o M ). 5R s*in. 1: G. -T. F.V,hov and F M. -Roid (Ohgo). Pft 4-J-in. 2. Also >omnetr'd: C E. Roh/rtso^ (So-ifVi--li.mT>, F. Hazlett (Southland), and F. V. Robinson (Canterbury\ Three Mile Flat.—A.' Hu^so^ (Wellington) 1. J. Beatson a-<l C. Frve COtaq-o) (dead heat) 2. Also ■ stirted: C. Flanagan (Can tor bury"). Won by 150 vaHs. Timo, JKrnin'cis^. 440 Yards.—J. Wilton (Wellington)

1, C. S. Thomas (Canterbury) 2, R. Swinney (Otago) 3. Won by three yards. The stewards raised the question of Wilton jostling Swinney soon after the start, but the referee decided in Wilton's favour. Time, 53 2-ssec. Broad Jump.—A. McLeod (Canterbury), 19ft B£in, 1; F. M. Reid (Otago), 18ft 11 $in, 2; F. Hazlett (Southland), 18ft 7-|in, 3. 440. Yards Hurdles.—F. E. Cook (Canterbury) 1, G. J. Fisher (Otago) 2, P. E. Doyle (Wellington) 3. Alsoi started: C. E. Robertson (Southland). Doyle fell at the third last hurdle when in the lead 'with Cook, who won by three yards. Time, lmin 5 2-ssec. I

Hop, Step, and Jump.—F. Hazlett (Southland), 43ft lin, 1; C. E. Robertson (Southland), 42ft 6in, 2; J. Hewitt (Otago),,42ft 3in, 3.

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NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIPS Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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