Compiled for OzSportsHistory by Brian Membrey

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Day Two, Friday, November 23

8 30 am FENCING (Foil Team), St  Kilda Town Hall

9 00 am MODERN PENTATHLON (Riding), Oaklands Hunt Club

9 30 am ROWING (Heats), Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

10 00 am ATHLETICS, Main Stadium

10 00 am High Jump - Qualifying Trials

10 00 am Discus (Women) - Qualifying Trials

10 00 am HOCKEY (Qualifying Matches), Olympic Park

10 30 am FOOTBALL (1st Round Match), Olympic Park

12 noon BASKETBALL Qualifying Matches), Exhibition Building

1 00 pm WEIGHTLIFTING (Bantamweight), Exhibition Building

2 00 pm FENCING (Foil Team), St  Kilda Town Hall

2 30 pm ATHLETICS, Main Stadium

2 30 pm 400 metres Hurdles - 1st Round

2 30 pm High Jump - Final  

3 10 pm 100 metres - 1st Round

4 10 pm Discus (Women)-Final

4 15 pm 800 metres - 1st Round

5 05 pm 100 metres - 2nd Round

5 40 pm 400 metres Hurdles - 2nd Round

6 00 pm 10,000 metres - Final

2 30 pm HOCKEY (Qualifying Matches), Olympic Park

3 30 pm ROWING (Heats), Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

4,30 pm FOOTBALL (1st Round Match), Olympic Park

7 00 pm FENCING (Foil Team), St  Kilda Town Hall

7 30 pm BOXING (Elimination Matches), West Melbourne Stadium

8 00 pm BASKETBALL (Qualifying Matches), Exhibition Building

8 00 pm WEIGHTLIFTING (Featherweight), Exhibition Building



A bout at St. Kilda Town Hall - the main ballroom organ in the left background while judges monitor the contest alongside the piste, the stretch of matting which constituted the area of combat

The rowing and canoeing courses at Lake Wendouree at Ballarat.   Given the distance from Melbourne and tha face that most competitors were only engaged for one of two days, a second Olympic Village was established at a disused migrant camp using ex-Army Nissen huts.