Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Roger Bannister, Track and Field, Four minute mile, Roger Bannister
Bannister, Roger; Running; World records
Over the past week the world of sport has been remembering one of the most significant achievements of the past century, Roger Bannister's running of the first sub-four-minute mile at Oxford on May 6, 1954. Bannister's time was 3:59.4. The current record is 3:43.13 set in 1999 by Hicham el-Guerrouj of Morocco.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Roger Bannister; Michelle Akers" (2004). On Sport and Society. 647.