Compiled for OzSportsHistory by Brian Membrey

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Day Nine, Saturday, December 1

8 00 am BASKETBALL, (Bronze Medal play-off), Exhibition Building

8 30 am FENCING  St  Kilda Town Hall

Epee-Individual

9 00 am CANOEING, Lake Wendouree

500 metres kayak, Ladies (Heats)

1000 metres Kayaks and Canadians (Heats)

9 00 am SHOOTING

9 00 am Clay Pigeon (100 Shots) - Laverton R A A F  Base

9 00 am Free Pistol (60 Shots) - Williamstown

10 00 am HOCKEY (Qualifying Matches), Olympic Park

10 00 am ATHLETICS Main Stadium

 High Junp - Women Qualifying Trials

10 00 am WRESTLING (Free Style - Finals), Exhibition Building

10 30 am FOOTBALL (2nd Round, Olympic Park)

12 30 pm BASEBALL (Demonstration, U S A  v Australia, Main Stadium) *

2 00 pm SWIMMING Swimming Stadium

4 x 200 metres Relay - Men, Heats

Water Polo

2 00 pm FENCING St  Kilda Town Hall

Epee - Individual

2 30 pm FOOTBALL (2nd Round Match, Olympic Park

3 15 ATHLETICS  Main Stadium

3 15 pm Marathon - Start

3 30 pm 4 x 100 metres Relay (Women), 1st Round

3 50 pm 4 x 400 metres Relay, Semi-Finals

3 50 pm High Jump (Women) Final

4 15 pm 1500 metres - Final

4 35 pm 4 x 100 metres Relay Final

4 50 pm 4 x 100 metres (Women) Final

5 10 pm 4 x 400 metres Relay - Final

4 00  pm CANOEING, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

500 metres Kayaks (Ladies) - Final

1000 metres Kayaks and Canadians - Finals

7 00 pm FENCING, St  Kilda Town Hall,

Epee-Individual

7 00 pm WRESTLING (Free Style - Finals), Exhibition Building

7 30 pm BOXING (Finals), West Melbourne Stadium

7 30 pm SWIMMING, Swimming Stadium

Springboard Diving (Men) - Final

100 metres Freestyle (Ladies) - Final

200 metres Butterfly (Men) -Final  

400 metres Freestyle (Men) Heats

Water Polo

8 00 pm BASKETBALL (Final), Exhibition Building


Click left 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.