Compiled for OzSportsHistory by Brian Membrey

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Day Three, Saturday, November 24

8 00 am MODERN PENTATHLON (Fencing), Exhibition Building

8 00 am BASKETBALL (Qualifying Matches), Exhibition Building

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

9 00 am ROWING (1st Repechages), Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

10 00 am ATHLETICS, Main Stadium

10 00 am Pole Vault - Qualifying Trials

10 00 am Hammer Throw - Qualifying Trials

10 00 am Long Jump - Qualifying Trials

10 00 am HOCKEY (Qualifying Matches), Olympic Park

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

1 00 pm WEIGHTLIFTING (Lightweight), Exhibition Building

1 30 pm BASKETBALL (Qualifying Matches), Exhibition Building

1 30 pm ATHLETICS  Main Stadium

1 30 pm 50 kilometres Walk - Start

2 30 pm 400 metres Hurdles - Semi-final  

2 30 pm Hammer Throw - Final  

2 45 pm 100 metres (Women) - 1st Round

3 45 pm 100 metres - Semi-finals

3 50 pm Long Jump - Final  4 00 pm 800 metres-Semi-Finals

4 40 pm 100 metres (Women) - Semi-finals

5 10 pm 400 metres Hurdles Final

5 30 pm 100 metres - Final

2 00 pm BOXING (Elimination Matches), West Melbourne Stadium

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

2 30 pm FOOTBALL (1st Round Match), Olympic Park

2 30 pm HOCKEY (Qualifying Matches), Olympic Park

2 30 pm ROWING (Semi-finals), Lake Wendouree  Ballarat

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 (Middleweight), Exhibition Building




Basketball, Korea versus Formosa at the Exhibition Buildings  Both Formosa (now Taiwan) were admitted as Olympic nations in 1954, but China later withdrew from the Melbourne Games after the invitation to Formosa was accepted

Click above for the 50 Km Walk and Marathon routes.

The arrow indicates the approximate turning point of the shorter Marathon course. Both events were held on a Saturday to maximise public interest - an estimated 200,000 people watched the Marathon along Dandenong Road.