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SWIMMING.

BLENHEIM," February 18. The New Zealand Amateur Swim-i ming Championship Meeting was continued 'to-night in the presence of a large crowd, and with favourable wea-' ther. Following are results : — 220 Yds Breast Stroke Championship ] —-C. Atkinson (Canterbury) 1, L. Polson (Canterbury) 2, J. Dean (Hawke's Bay) 3. W. Cookson (East Christchurch), C. Neale (Wellington), and A. Squires (Wanganiii) also- competed. Won by 12 yards. Time—3min 7 2-sth sec. Atkinson lowered, his own world's record by 3sec. • 75Yds Ladies' Handicap—E. O'Leary (Masterton), Ssec, 1'; 0. Arthur (Wei-; lington) and E. . Eade (East _ Christchurch), dead heat. A splendid race; won by inches. Time —69see. IOOYds Inter-Club Handicap—Spence (Wanganui) 1, Armstrong (Wellington) 2. Time—73sec. : . ! Springboard Daving—Poison (Christchurch) 1, Annand (Christ-church) 2. : 880 Yds Championship (holder, M. E. Champion)—M. E. Champion (Auck- j land) 1, L. Hill (Canterbury) 2, A. BSinton (Auckland) 3. C Atkinson (Canterbury) also started. Won by 20 yards, about 30 yards between second and third. Time—l2min 27 4-sth sec. 100 Yds R(-'?.:iy Race—Wellington 1, Opawa 2. Sydenham won, but was disqualified for fouling. Polo Championship—Second round: Wellington B beat Canterbury B.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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SWIMMING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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