Sir Roger Bannister
On 6 May 1954, Roger Bannister ran the first timed sub-four-minute mile in history. Bannister was a medical student at Oxford University at the time, and he ran his famous mile in at a local meet at Oxford's Iffley Road track. He was timed in 3:59:4,...
23 March 1929,
Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CH, CBE (born 23 March 1929) is an English former
..... Bannister, arguably the most famous record-setter in the mile, is also the man
On this day in History, Roger Bannister breaks four-minutes mile on May 06,
1954. ... famous barrier, the four-minute mile, a feat many believed to be
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Dec 18, 2012 ... Nearly sixty years on and still one of the most iconic sporting moments in history,
Bannister had intended to retire after the 1952 Olympics,but ...
Roger Bannister retired from racing shortly after his famous run and has since
pursued a career in neurological medicine. Today, he is director of the National ...
In 1953, Roger Bannister saw an opportunity at an athletic meeting between ...
When interviewed 50 years after the famous four minute mile, Bannister was ...
May 3, 2014 ... Six decades since he became the first man ever to run a mile in less than four
minutes, Sir Roger Bannister remembers how he redefined what ...
Roger Bannister ran a 4-minute mile after experts said for years that it was
impossible. Within a year after he did it, so did 24 others. The reason? Certainty.
Apr 5, 2014 ... Sir Roger Bannister was the first man to run a mile in under four minutes. Up until
he did it in 1954, most people thought the four-minute mark ...