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  • Ernest Victor Mills, commonly known as Ernie Mills, was an English amateur cyclist who, with his teammate Bill Paul, set the British 12-hour record on a tandem in 1934 and re-established it in 1936 with a 'world's best performance'. In 1937, in Italy, they set the world one-hour tandem record which stood for 63 years until September 2000. The Addiscombe Cycle Club teammates set 20 world and British records at both short and long distances. Mills represented Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin and won a bronze medal in the Team Pursuit. At the 1938 British Empire Games in Sydney Australia, he won a bronze medal in the 1,000 metre Time-Trial In 1937 Cycling Weekly jointly awarded him and Bill Paul their own page in the Golden Book of Cycling.

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