1938 British Empire Games in Sydney, Australia

The 1938 British Empire Games (as the Commonwealth Games were known as at the time) were held in Sydney, held between 5-12 February 1938.

Sports

Seven sports were featured in the Sydney Games – track and field, boxing, cycling, lawn bowls, rowing, swimming and diving, and wrestling.



Trivia

women's sprint race at Sydney Empire Games in 1938women's sprint race at Sydney Empire Games in 1938

Medal Count

The following list includes the first four ranked teams. The ranking list for all years is available here.

Year Country GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
1938 Australia
England
Canada
South Africa
24
15
13
10
19
14
16
10
22
10
15
6
65
39
44
26


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