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1934 Commonwealth Games

(British Empire Games)

Opening Ceremony … 4 Aug 1934 Host City … London, England Closing Ceremony … 11 Aug 1934
Participants … 500 (aprox) athletes, 16 Commonwealth Nations


8 Australian Gold Medal Winners

Athletics • Boxing • Cycling • Swimming • Wrestling

ATHLETICS
 Men’s Triple Jump Jack Metcalfe
BOXING
 Men’s Lightweight Leslie Cook
CYCLING
 Men’s Time Trial Edgar “Dunc” Gray
SWIMMING
 Men’s 440 Yards Freestyle Noel Ryan
 Men’s 1500 Yards Freestyle Noel Ryan
 Women’s 200 Yards Breaststroke Clare Dennis
WRESTLING
 Men’s Lightweight Dick Garrard
 Men’s Heavyweight Jack Knight


4 Australian Silver Medal Winners

Athletics • Cycling • Diving

ATHLETICS
 Men’s 440 Yards Hurdles Charles Reilly
CYCLING
 Men’s Sprint Horace Pethybridge
DIVING
 Women’s 30 millimetres Springboard Diving Lesley Thompson
 Women’s 10 centimetres Highboard (Platform) Diving Lesley Thompson


2 Australian Bronze Medal Winners

Athletics

ATHLETICS
 Men’s Pole Vault Fred Woodhouse
 Men’s Long Jump Jack Metcalfe