Roger Bannister's own account of becoming the became the first man to run a mile in under four minutes - a feat which established him as one of the most famous sportsmen in history.
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(200mm x 130mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - Sir Roger Bannister
After becoming the first man to run a sub-four-minute-mile Roger Bannister retired from competition and went on to pursue a distinguished career as a neurologist, chairman of the Sports Council and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford. He continued to run until 1975 when a car accident injured his ankle. He was knighted the same year. He lives in Oxford.