1917 Far Eastern Championship Games

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3rd Far Eastern Championship Games
第3回極東選手権競技大会
Host city Tokyo, Japan
Nations participating 3
Opening ceremony 8 May 1917
Closing ceremony 12 May 1917
Officially opened by Yoshihito
Emperor of Japan

The 1917 Far Eastern Championship Games was the third edition of the regional multi-sport event, contested between China, Japan and the Philippines, and was held from 8–12 May 1917 in Tokyo, Empire of Japan. A total of eight sports were contested, following the dropping of cycling from the programme after the 1915 games.[1]

In the football competition, China was represented by South China AA, a Hong Kong-based team.[2]

Japan was the overall champions of the Games following the Philippines, and China.[3]

Participating nations[edit]

Sports[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bell, Daniel (2003). Encyclopedia of International Games. McFarland and Company, Inc. Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina. ISBN 0-7864-1026-4.
  2. ^ Far Eastern Games. RSSSF. Retrieved on 2014-12-21.
  3. ^ "FAR EASTERN OLYMPIAD". The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser (1884-1942). 13 June 1917. Retrieved 29 August 2016. 
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