1930 Far Eastern Championship Games
|Host city||Tokyo, Japan|
|Opening ceremony||24 May 1930|
|Closing ceremony||27 May 1930|
|Officially opened by||Hirohito
Emperor of Japan
The 1930 Far Eastern Championship Games was the ninth edition of the regional multi-sport event and was held from 24–27 May 1930 in Tokyo, Empire of Japan. A total of eight sports were contested over the course of the five-day event.
The Chinese won their eighth consecutive title in the football competition. China was represented in the baseball competition by the Chinese Honolulu team – a group of expatriates based in Hawaii. The games was held one month after the 1930 Chinese National Games. The Chinese performed very poorly at the 1930 Far Eastern Championship Games, managing only one bronze medal in the athletics programme. This fostered anti-Japanese sentiment among the Chinese, many of whom saw the performance at this edition as a national embarrassment, particularly given the comparative size of Japan compared to China.
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