BLENHEIM,. February 21. . .A•■22oyds. handicap.,- ;race ( .owas.. sw,um here this morning. Two heats , were decided. The following aye the • results : — / ."■•'. First Heat—Rees (Auckland) 1, Hill (Canterbury)- 2, Champion (Auckland) •3. Second" heat:. Sears (Canterbury) 1, Beasley-(Blenheim) 2, Geddes (Canterbury) 3. The final will be swum on Monday morning. s A handicap race over a mile course was swum in the river this afternoon. Twelve competitors started, but several of these withdrew at various distances (and only three finished. C. H. H. Rich (Canterbury) 45sec, just caught Murrell (Wellington) 3inin. lOsec about 50 yards from the finish. L. Hill (Canterbury) ser finished', third. Rich swam a great race. Time, 34min. 2sec. .......
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N.Z. CHAMPIONSHIPS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914
N.Z. CHAMPIONSHIPS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914
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