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ATHLETICS.

AMERICANS IN SYDNEY. .' ; ; SYDNEY, February 15. Chief,, interest; in the athletic meeting centred round the American competi^ toi-sj who succeeded in capturing the majority of the State championships, but every man was forced to go his hardest to win. The attendance was 4000, and the weather was ideal. Results:—^ '. Mile. Walk.—Pickard 1, Dent 2, ■Boreham 3. Won easily. Time, 6min 54sec. ' Mile Run.—Power 1/ Thorane 2, Flowers 3. An exciting race. Won by three yards and a half. Time, 4min 33 2-ssec Pole" Vault.—Templeton, 10ft,- lj Thompson and Adams, 9ft, equal, 2. 440 Yards.—Parker 1, Madeley 2. Won easily. Time, 51 4-ssec. The only two to^ finish. Bradley, when showing vevery appearance of winning, became lame, and retired. .:■'■"'■:'■'

Putting the Shot.—Caughev. 43ft B_in, 1: O'Rdillv','2'; Morgan", X 100 Yards.—Parker 1. , Bradley ; 2, Madelev 3. AVonby half a yard. Time, 10 l-stl\ sec.

Broad Jump.—Smith. 22ft 3*in, 1; Mnher. H; Mnparthur, 3. 120 Yards Hurdles.—Temoleton 1, Fraser 2, Hodgson 3. Won by a yard. Time, 15 4-oth sec..

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ATHLETICS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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ATHLETICS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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