The First Four Minutes

The First Four Minutes

by Roger Bannister (Author)

Synopsis

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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Format: Special Edition
Pages: 244
Edition: 50Anniversary Ed
Publisher: Sutton
Published: 24 Feb 2004

ISBN 10: 0750935308
ISBN 13: 9780750935302

Author Bio
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.