The China Mail.


Hongkong, Monday, October 19, 1931.

No. 27,931
Page 5

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AQUATIC SPORTS OF BOYS SCOUTS.
Four Records Smashed at the V.R.C.

   The following were the results of the annual swimming sports of the Hong Kong Branch of the Boy Scouts' Association which were held in the V.R.C. bath on Saturday afternoon.
   25 yards Junior Wolf Cub Race:- 1, D.Wilson (14th Pack); 2. W.Ortlepp (Peak Pack). Time: 20 secs.
   50 yards Senior Championship (Record by S.V.Gittins, 1926, 27.2/5 secs.):- 1, R.Chan (Sea Scouts); 2, Chau Siu-kam (7th H.K.): 3, R.Wood (Sea Scouts). Time: 28.2/5 secs.
   25 yards Senior Wolf Cub Race (Record by J.McCubbin. 1924, 16.4/5 secs.):- 1, A.Daiziel (9th Kowloon); 2, C.Haslam (4th H.K. Pack). Time: 19 secs.
   50 yards Junior Backstroke (Record by A.McCubbin, 1927, 44.2/5 secs.):- 1, Lau Ping-pui (4th Kowloon); 2, Kung Chi-ping (7th H.K.); 3, R.Sadler (4th H.K.). Time: 39 secs. (Record).
   Wolf Cub Inter Pack Relay Race:- 1, 14th H.K. Pack; 2, 11th H.K. Pack. Time: 1 min. 34 secs.
   100 yards Senior Championship (Record by A.May, 1922, 70 secs.):- 1, R.Chan (Sea Scouts); 2. A.Roza (1st H.K.). Time: 70 secs. (Record equalled).
   Junior Scouts and Wolf Cubs Diving:- (Scouts) 1, Chan Kai-him (4th Kowloon); 2, A.McKenzie (Kowloon Scottish); 3, P.Birmingham (4th Kowloon); (Cubs) 1, R.McLeod (4th Pack); 2, T.Lack (11th Pack).
   Life Saving Race:- 1, R.Chan (Sea Scouts); 2, Yeung Tsun-chung (5th H.K.).
   50 yards Junior Championship (Record by A.McCubbin, 1927, 33 secs.):- 1, Lau Ping-pui (4th Kowloon); 2, Chan Kai-him (4th Kowloon); 3, R.Silva (1st H.K.). Time: 32 secs. (Record).
   Scouters, Cubbers and Rovers Race (50 yards):- 1, Asst. C.M. S.Daiziel (9th Kowloon Pack); 2. C.M. M.D.White (1st Kowloon Pack).

   50 yards Senior backstroke (Record by Chau Sui-kam, 1930, 40 secs):- 1, Chau Sui-kam (7th H.K.); 2, R.Chan (Sea Scouts); 3, Ho Kwok-ching (4th Kowloon). Time: 37.1/5 secs. (Record).
   Senior Diving:- 1, J.Sharpham (Sea Scouts); 2, F.McNeillle (Taikoo Scottish); 3, Yu Shui-woon (Sea Scouts).
   Rover Scouts 100 yards breaststroke:- 1, Rover Scout Li Suk-sing (2nd H.K. crew); 2, Rover Scout H.Wong (30th H.K. crew). Time: 1 min. 39.4/5 secs.

   Inter Troop Team Relay Race (Record by 1st Sea Scouts, 1930, 93 secs):- 1, 1st Sea Scouts; 2. 1st H.K.; 3, 4th Kowloon. Time: 83.2/5 secs. (Record).

Bird Challenge Cup.

   

1st Sea Scouts
4th Kowloon (Shu Man School)
7th H.K. (King's College)
1st H.K. (St. Joseph's College)
9th H.K. (Taikoo Scottish)
4th H.K. (Murray)
5th H.K. (Roving Fifth)

Points.

22

14

9

9

3

2

2

  

Akela Cup.

   

14th H.K. Pack (Victoria British School)
11th H.K. Pack (Peak)
9th Kowloon Pack (Scottish)
4th H.K. Pack (Murray)

Points.

6

3

2

1