UK athlete Roger Bannister has died aged 88

Reuters | Published: 17:33, Mar 04,2018

 
 

British athlete Roger Bannister, the first man to run a mile in under four minutes, has died aged 88, British media reported on Sunday, citing a statement from his family.

Bannister became the first man to break the four-minute mile when he clocked 3 minutes 59.4 seconds at a sports ground in Oxford on May 6, 1954.

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