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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Roger Gilbert Bannister, born in Harrow, a London suburb, on March 23, 1929, was a shy, gangling medical student who preferred to be an oarsman rather than a runner.
HE FACED winds of up to 25mph and there was one false start, but amateur runner Roger Gilbert Bannister made history when he took to the Oxford University track 60 years ago.
Roger Gilbert Bannister performed his triumphant record-breaking run at the Iffley Road Running Track in Oxford during an Oxford University v AAA meet.