Les Mills

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Mills (holding the flag) at the 1960 Olympics

Leslie Roy "Les" Mills (born 1 November 1934) is a retired New Zealand track and field athlete and politician. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He represented New Zealand at the Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games over twenty years, competing in the shot put and discus throw. At the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games he achieved his best result, a gold medal in the games.

Mills opened his first gym in 1968[1] and gives his name to Les Mills International, a company founded by his son Phillip Mills.[2] He was Mayor of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, from 1990 to 1998.

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  1. Les Mills International: Our History. lesmills.com
  2. "Planet Fitness". Retrieved 28 July 2010. 

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