Roger Bannister





Roger Bannister


Born
in Harrow, The United Kingdom
March 23, 1929

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, CBE is an English former athlete best known as the first man in history to run the mile in less than 4 minutes. Bannister became a distinguished neurologist and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, before retiring in 2001.


Average rating: 3.88 · 301 ratings · 31 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Four-Minute Mile

3.90 avg rating — 242 ratings — published 1981 — 9 editions
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Twin Tracks: The Autobiography

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Four-Minute Mile

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Brain And Bannister's Clini...

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First Four Minutes

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Brain and Bannister's Clini...

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Autonomic Failure: A Textbo...

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Winning Running: Successful...

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Brain's Clinical Neurology

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“Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must move faster than the lion or it will not survive. Every morning a lion wakes up and it knows it must move faster than the slowest gazelle or it will starve. It doesn't matter if you are the lion or the gazelle, when the sun comes up, you better be moving.”
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“However ordinary each of us may seem, we are all in some way special, and can do things that are extraordinary, perhaps until then…even thought impossible.”
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“It is the brain, not the heart or lungs, that is the critical organ”
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