At the first British Empire Games (now Commonwealth Games) in Hamilton, Ontario, there were only 11 countries. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland participated as separate countries. Other participants were Bermuda, British Guiana, Canada, Newfoundland, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. New Zealand sent a team of 22 which brought home three gold, four silver and two bronze medals.
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Reference: Evening Post, 8 October 1930, p. 9 (NP-1719-9)
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