Green, shield-shaped felt badge from a blazer pocket. The badge is embroidered with the Australian coat-of-arms and lettering that reads 'BRITISH EMPIRE GAMES/ SYDNEY/1938'. Doris Carter represented Australia in the Women's High Jump at the Games and was placed 5th with a jump of 5'1" (1.55m). Two years earlier she also placed 5th at the Berlin Olympics.
0 - Whole: H: 100 W: 80 D: 4mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 3 1/8 D: 3/16")
Doris Carter; 05 Jan 1912; 28 Jul 1999
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE