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1917 Far Eastern Championship Games

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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]

3rd Far Eastern Championship Games
Host cityTokyo, Japan
Nations participating3
Opening ceremony8 May 1917
Closing ceremony12 May 1917
Officially opened byYoshihito
Emperor of Japan

In the football competition, China was represented by South China AA, a Hong Kong-based team, while Japan was represented by a team from the Tokyo Higher Normal School.[2]

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

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  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.