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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Commemorative 50p coins being released include one featuring Sir Roger Bannister's achievement of breaking the four-minute mile in 1954.
Roger Bannister, 41, had been driving on a country lane in Frankley Green when he smashed into another car.
WHY is the late Sir Roger Bannister still a legendary name in British and world sport, nearly 65 years after his most famous race?
SIR Roger Bannister, the first man to run a sub-four minute mile, has died at the age of 88.
"On May 6, 1954, Roger made the impossible possible," Coe, now the president of athletics' world governing body the IAAF, said on iaaf.org "One year after the Coronation of a young Queen Elizabeth II, Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four-minute mile with the help of his friends Chris Chataway and Chris Brasher.
TRIBUTES poured in yesterday to Sir Roger Bannister who made history as the first man to run a sub four-minute mile.
<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.