Roger Bannister


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Noun1.Roger Bannister - English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
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THE running shoes worn by Sir Roger Bannister when he became the first man to break the fourminute mile have sold for PS266,500 at auction.
1954: Roger Bannister (pictured) ran the first sub-four-minute mile on the Iffley Road track in Oxford in three minutes 59.
Sir Roger Bannister, the runner who broke the 4-minute mile in 1954, is 86.
Oxford England was the spot and Roger Bannister was the track runner.
Elsewhere, Chris O'Hare won the Westminster Mile in 4mins 5secs to lift the new Roger Bannister Trophy.
London, May 04 ( ANI ): British track legend Sir Roger Bannister has reportedly taken an oath not to stop his fight against Parkinson's disease after revealing that he has been struck down by the illness.
ATHLETICS legend Sir Roger Bannister yesterday revealed he has Parkinson's disease, on the eve of the 60th anniversary of his record-breaking run.
ATHLETICS legend Sir Roger Bannister has revealed he has Parkinson's disease just days ahead of the 60th anniversary of his four-minute mile.
Roger Bannister worked with Viennese coach Franz Stampfl and says his own upbringing was good training for the world record: "I lived on the top of one hill and the school was at the top of another hill.
SIR ROGER BANNISTER has paid tribute to the man who paced him to the four-minute mile, Sir Christopher Chataway, who died yesterday at the age of 82.
TRIBUTES have been paid after the "hero to athletes", who acted as a pacemaker to help Sir Roger Bannister become the first man to break the four-minute mile barrier in 1954, died aged 82.
Roger Bannister, 58, and his 61-year-old wife Wendy - along with Roger's brother Stephen, 68, and his wife Joyce, 69 - were sent a message from Gianni Alemanno, who offered to show them around the city on a return trip to make amends for their rip-off experience.