1938 British Empire Games

Held in the southern hemisphere for the first time, the III Games opening ceremony took place at the famed Sydney Cricket Ground in front of 40,000 spectators who were keen to see Australia and New Zealand excel against England in particular.

Fifteen nations participated down under at the Sydney Games involving a total of 466 athletes and 43 officials. New participants included Fiji and Ceylon.

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

 
Medal Tally of 1938 British Empire Games

S.No.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total
1
Australia
25
19
22
66
2
Bermuda
-
-
-
-
3
Canada
13
16
15
44
4
England
15
15
10
40
5
Fiji
-
-
-
-
6
Guyana
-
1
-
1
7
India
-
-
-
-
8
New Zealand
5
7
13
25
9
Northern Ireland
-
-
-
-
10
Scotland
-
2
3
5
11
South Africa
10
10
6
26
12
Sri Lanka
1
-
-
1
13
Trinidad & Tobago
-
-
-
-
14
Wales
2
1
-
3
15
Zimbabwe
-
-
2
2
Total
71
71
71
213