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Salient. Victoria University of Wellington Students' Newspaper. Volume 31, Number 17. July 23, 1968

From The Gym

From The Gym


The second term Badminton Competition closes with the finals between Biochemistry and Mathematics, and History and Music. These will be played on Monday 5th August.

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Ballroom Dancing Classes —Rember the times—10 a.m. Monday, 9 a.m. Thursday, and 5 p.m. Thursday.

Girls, this is a chance for you to brush up on those rather "rusty" steps. It's still not too late to join and you'll be very welcome.

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Table tennis

Intramural games have been arranged on an individual basis this year.

Leading players to date are:— D. Bowater: played 13. won 10, lost 3; Mike: 13. 10. 3: John Parker: 11, 9, 2; Roy Middleton; 11. 11, 0.

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The challenges for 24/7/68 are as follows:

12.00 English vs. Weir (Rugby); 12.20 Chemistry v. (all Stars); 12.40 Physics v. Horowhenua: 1.00 Commerce v. Salient; 1.20 Economies v S.C.O.B.; 1.40 Geography v. Accountancy.


In the finals of the Intramural Basketball competition Law won a fast open game after five minutes extra time had been played.

At full-time both learns had scored 26 points, with Economics enjoying a four point handicap. In the final few minutes Law. (scratch) scored six point to win an exciting game.

Final placings were: 1st Law (Scr). 2nd Economics (+4), 3rd Maths (Scr). 4th Exec (+10), 5th Chemist (+10). 6th Tramping Club (+14).

Challenge matches will be arranged for the remainder of the term.

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Indoor bowls

Indoor bowls is the largest participant sport in New Zealand and the gymnasium has mats and bowls available for play.

A small group regularly use this equipment and play has now reached a very high standard. Perhaps this sport may become an intramural sport with appeal to the less actively inclined.

Any students who would he interested in regular competitive play should make inquiries at the gymnasium.