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ATHLETICS.

AMERICAN TEAM IN SYDNEY

SYDNEY, February 22. The American athletes made^ their final appearance at the athletic championships, and later .sailed in the Aorangi. Following are results of the meeting: — 200 Yards New South Wales Championship —Parker (America) 1, Harwood (Sydney) 2. Time, 22 4-ssec. A record. Pole Vault —Templeton (America), lift. 6|in. The previous record was 10ft. 10 Jin. ' ; Parker won his heat in the 120 yards Handicap in 11 4-ssec, an Australasian record. Throwing 161b Hammer —W. J. O'Reilly, 136 ft. 4-iiri., a New South Wales record. Three Miles Run —P. Loughman. Time, 15min. 54 l-ssec. 440 Yards Hurdles—J. W. Frazer 1, T. Cole 2, Templeton (America) 3. Won easily by/ 10 yards. Time—6l 1-5 sec. Half-mile-—A. Thorpe 1, Power

(America) 2. Won by six yards. I Time, lmin ss' 4-ssec. Running High: Jump—J. Smith, sft. 9in. Four others, including Templeton, tied for second' pla-Ce at oft. 6i;i. Potter (Sydney) won m. the .jump off. • v ' V Running Hop, Step and Jump—T. Maher, 43ft. sm. ,

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ATHLETICS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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ATHLETICS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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