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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WHY is the late Sir Roger Bannister still a legendary name in British and world sport, nearly 65 years after his most famous race?
IT was very sad to hear of the death of Sir Roger Bannister, the epitome of the true amateur sportsman who, through dedication, endurance and self-belief, broke a barrier which even today eludes sub four-minute mile
The death, aged 88, of Sir Roger Bannister, the first sub-four minute miler in 1954, and allegations of "unethical" drug use by Olympic cycling hero Sir Bradley Wiggins.
SIR Roger Bannister inspired a generation of athletes with his "Herculean" achievement of running the first sub-four minute mile, Lord Coe has said.
SIR Roger Bannister, the first man to run a sub-four minute mile, has died at the age of 88.
TRIBUTES have flooded in for record-breaking athlete Sir Roger Bannister, who has died at 88.
lt;B Roger Bannister in 1954 Allsport hulton/archive
SIR Roger Bannister, who has died at the age of 88, gave sport one of its most cherished moments by running the first sub-fourminute mile, made medical breakthroughs as a distinguished neurologist and served as the first chairman of the Sports Council.
Roger Bannister, who has died aged 88, will live forever in the annals of athletics history as the first man to run a mile in under four minutes.
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.