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SWIMMING.

LADIES' AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS.

MISS DURICK ESTABLISHES NEW RECORD.

The annual candial of the New South Wale« Ladies* Amateur Swimming Association, held at the Domain Blths on Saturday, drew a large crowd of interested! spectators Miss Fanny Durack successfully attacked her own world's record for the 100 metre» distance, and a. Cunha, the Hawaiian »printer, in tho 100 metres gentlemen s imitation handiiap, added to the attrac-

tions.

Ath.s Durack, as usual, proved (lie star of the' carnival, and earned the heartiest applause when her timo for the 100 metres (lm 16 1 5s) was announced. Tlus is exactly two seconds faster than the previous world's record, held by Miss Durack. The raine lady won, with comparative case, the MO yards State championship, in lm 8 2-5s, but there wa« no attempt in this race to lower any records. Although .Miss Durack stood out so prominently, the displays given by the Misses M. W)lie, L. Fcv-)cr, 0. Head, Lovelace, Evans, Fitzjohn, and Ki-hl were ier) fine. Cunha tr»ated the onlookers to a great dash over the 110 yards. Conceding S. Lev) 6s and L. Boirdman 3a start, he caught the faster of his two opponents, Boardman, 10 ) arda from the touch line, and the pair swam stroke for stroke Cunha wa» declared the winner by a touch. The time, lm 5«, ia only l-5s slower than the Australian record for the distance. The only other eient in which men were allowed to take'Part vvas a diving displ.i), earned out by Messrs. L. M'Carthy, Jones, Bell, Wann, Morell, Evans, Moxham, and Northcote This team of diver« gave a clever display. The Metropobtan Ladies' Club's representatives carried off most of tlic prircs. The carnival w3« carried out by a ladiis' committee, including--Mrs W. Oambc/s, starter, Miss D. Lundin, referee; Mesdames Mlntosh jnd Clarke and Miss Hallam, judges for swimming eventc. Mis. Brown and Misses E. Shoppee and D. Lundin, Judges for diving events; Mrs. C. Terrey and Misses R Warren, G. Duff, and E. Shoppee, time- keepers. Results.

50)d« Intcrcluh Hand!*-»».

FinaL

Miss A. Glen, 5s (Manly) . 1 Miss 1. Griffiths, 12s (Metropolitan) . 2 Miss I*. Cockhurn, Us (Metropolitan) . 8

Time, 45 l-5c _ _

100 YARDS CHAMPIONSHIP OF NEW SOUTH WALES.

Miss Fann) Durack (Eastern Suburbs) . 1 .

Mis» Nina W)lle (Svdney) . 2 Mis» Lottie Fev)er (Metropolitan) . S Miss M. Lovelace also started. Time, lm 8 2-5«.

100 METRES HANDICAP.

Miss O. Head (Metropolitan), 30» .' 1

Mita B Lovelace (S)dncy), 25s . 2 Miss J. Evans (Metropolitan), 26«.- 3

Miss Fanny Durack started from »cratch, and al- though she established a new world'» record for the distance (lm 16 1-5«), «he waa unable to overhaul the place-getters, finishing very close behind Miss Evans.

Time, lm 42 4-5s.

250 YARDS TE ».MS' CHAMPIONSHIP OF NEW

SOUTH WALEa

Metropolitan aub (Missis E. Townsend, A. Sly, M.

Winn, L. Fci)ei, and S Cambridge).- 1 Sydney Club (Misses M. Wylie, M. iovclaee, B. Love-

lace, N. TIcnebry, and V. Crover) . 2 Eastern Suburbs Club (Misses F. Durack, A. Cutler,

G Clarke, W. Torry, and H. Brown) . S A team ¿rom the Manly club (Misses N. kuhl, A. Cien, F. Glen, H. Gosper, and E. Taubman) also

..tT, led Time "m 58 2-5s.

DISTNC CIIAMI IONSIUP oír VEW SOUTH WALES

SIISS L. Fltijohn (Metropolitan) 184 points 1 Miss C Held (Metropolitan) 120 points 2 Miss N Kuhl (Man]}), l18 points 3 S3 \ARDS JUMOB INTEHCLUB HAisDIOAP

Fi al

Miss M M'Donald ser (Metropolitan) 1 M ss E Roberts ser (Metropolitan) 2 Miss F M Is or 18s (Metropolitan) 8

Tine >S "5s

50 JARDS KUJ SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIP

Miss I tcsryer (Metropolitan) 1 Miss M ,\ inn (Metropolitan) 2 Miss li. Tosnscud (Metropolitan) 3

Tine 81 4 6s

100 Y «IDS BREAST STROKE HANDIOAP

Miss L. Lsscrman (Metropolitan) Ms 1 Miss 11 Winn (Metropolitan) 16a . 2 Miss J Erans (Metropolitan) lus .8

Time, lm 87 4 5s.

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