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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 10, Issue 11 (February 1, 1936)



Shot Putting title of New Zealand, 13 times; Discus Throwing title of New Zealand, 14 times; Javelin Throwing title of New Zealand, twice; Shot Putting title of Australasia, 3 times; Discus Throwing title of Australasia, twice; Junior Championship Field Events of Scotland, once; American-British Empire Services’ Shot Putt Championship, once; Western Australian Shot Putting title, once; Western Australian Hammer Throwing title, once; New Zealand Professional Field Event All-Round Championship, once. That makes a grand total of thirty-nine championship successes in various branches of field events, but on top of this there are twenty-nine Wellington Provmicial championship wins to be added In all, Munro has won sixty-eight championships!

He will be a competitor at the New Zealand track and field championship meeting in Dunedin this month and, barring accidents, will win the shot putt and discus throwing events once more. What a man is Sergeant Peter Munro, of the Wellington Central Police!