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The proceedings opened with addresses by Mr. Wong Tong, president of the Chinese Association, Mr. Ping Ming, a well-known Chinese resident, and the Rev. Y. P. Hi.
100 yds, under 14: Raymond Wong Tong 1, Lo Fung Hong 2, Kong Heng 3.
220yds, under 18: L. Tommy 1, Ah Ken 2.
440 yds: C. S. Fong 1, J. Kitchill 2, Joe Yew 3. In this event there was a large field! The winner was ahead at 200 yards, and, showing fine speed, won easily. ■ ■ High Jump: Joe Yew 1, C. S. Fong 2, J. Kitchill 3.
Sack Race: Joe Jong Lun 1, J. Kitchill 2, Jem Lee 3. Two Miles Bicycle Race: James Lowe (Palmerston North) 1, C. S. Fong 2. Jem,-Lee fell,exhausted,,,and Fqng also fell, but recovered. Tug-o'-war: J. B. Lum (captain), Chung Lung, Peter Chen, and Ngan Guy i. ' Lue Jue, ex-champion boxer, gave exhibitions of shadow-sparring and knife juggling. Refreshments were distributed at the conclusion of the gathering, and "lollie scrambles" provided for the children. 'Much of the success of the celebrations was due to .the work of the secretary, Mr. Matthew Shun.
Wellington 1922 Several other speakers on similar lines were Messrs. Chin, Ting, chairman of the Chinese Association; Chung Tak, president of tht Masonic Society; and Wong Tong, president of the Nationalist Party. Following the addresses a number of sports events were held. The entries were not large, the majority of the Chinese preferring to remain spectators. The results were:—Small boys.: Ning Yuo 1, Wong Keng ,- three legged Wong Chuch Nam and Law Fow 1~; sack race: Law Kum Chen 1, Ning Yue 2j 100 yds: Ngan Wah 1, Yeung Kum 2; old men's walking race: Ah Lung 1, Ma Thew 2 ; girls: Lily Wong Tong 1, Ida Wong Tong 2; bicycle:' George Chang 1, Tan Choy 2.
Evening Post, Volume CIV, Issue 88, 11 October 1922, Page 11
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