Sir Roger Bannister at Iffley Road stadium in Oxford
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Sir Roger Bannister lifts torch at famous mile track

The world's first sub-four minute miler Sir Roger Bannister returned to Oxford's Iffley Road stadium to carry the Olympic Torch.

In 1954 Sir Roger caused global headlines by breaking the four minute mile in a feat which had been thought to be humanly impossible.

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  • 10 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK
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