Leslie Lewis
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Great Britain
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1950 Brussels 4×400 m relay
Representing  England
British Empire Games
Silver medal – second place 1950 Auckland 440 yards
Silver medal – second place 1950 Auckland 4×110 yd relay
Silver medal – second place 1950 Auckland 4×440 yd relay

Leslie Charles "Les" Lewis (26 December 1924 – 7 April 1986) was a British track and field athlete who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born in Chertsey, Surrey.[1]

Lewis was part of the winning British 4×400 metres relay team at the 1950 European Athletics Championships. In the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland, New Zealand he won two silver medals in relays and an individual silver medal in the 440yards.[1]

He later migrated over from England to New Zealand and became a geography and PE teacher.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain
1948 Olympics London, United Kingdom 4th, Heat 1, Round 2 400 m 49.2


  1. ^ a b "Les Lewis". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 9 May 2012.