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Les Lewis

Full name: Leslie Charles "Les" Lewis
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: December 26, 1924 in Chertsey, Surrey, Great Britain
Died: April 7, 1986
Affiliations: Walton AC, Walton-on-Thames (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Les Lewis had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards, 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Brian Shenton, Jack Archer, and Nick Stacey), 2nd in the 1950 British Empire Games 4×440 yards Relay (with Derek Pugh, John Parlett, and Terry Higgins). In the 1950 British Empire Games 100 yards Lewis was eliminated in the semi-finals and in the 1950 British Empire Games 220 yards he was disqualified in the heats. In the British Empire Games he competed for England.

Personal Best: 400 – 47.7y (1950).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 4 h1 r2/4
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 3 h1 r1/2
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Great Britain GBR 5 h1 r2/4
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Great Britain GBR 5

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A 1/10) T(A)
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat One 4 49.2
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 48.9 49.0
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Quarter-Finals Heat One 5 49.0 49.09
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain Round One Heat One 2 QU 47.8 47.95

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1948 Summer 23 London Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat One 3 3:14.2
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain GBR Final 5 3:10.0 3:10.23 47,9
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Athletics Great Britain GBR Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:12.5 3:12.67