Roger Gilbert Bannister


born 23.03.1929 in Harrow, Middlesex (GBR)










































































??.10.1946 Oxford Freshmen`s Sports 1 Mile 4:53,0 (2.)



P. Curry, GBR (1.)










22.03.1947 London, WC Oxford v. Cambridge 1 Mile 4:30,8 (1.)


05.06.1947 Oxford AAA v. Oxford 1 Mile 4:24,6 (?.)


??.??.1947 Köln





1948





20.03.1948 London, WC Oxford v. Cambridge 1 Mile 4:23,4 (1.)


06.05.1948 Oxford AAA v. Oxford 1 Mile 4:22,8 (?.)


02.05.1948 London, MP Universities Athletic Union Championships 1 Mile 4:23,8 (1.)



J.W. McKay (2.)


19.06.1948 Chiswick (GBR) Kinnaird Trophy Meeting 1 Mile 4:18,7 (4.)



D. Wilson (1.); R.A. Morris (2.); A. Olney (3.)


03.07.1948 London, WC AAA Championships 1 Mile 4:17,2 (5.)



G.W. Nankeville, GBR (1.); J. Barthel (2.); De Rzyter, BEL (3.); R.A. Morris (4.)


1949





12.03.1949 London, WC Oxford v. Cambridge 1 Mile 4:16,2 (?.)


11.06.1949 USA Oxford and Cambridge v. Cornell and Princeton 1 Mile 4:11,1 (?.)


??.??.1949 London, WC
1 Mile 4:14,2 (3.)


??.??.1949

880y 1:52,7 ()


1950





01.07.1950

1 Mile 4:13 ()



L440y: 57,5





??.?.1950
AAA Championships 880y 1:52,1 (2.)



A. Wint (1.)





23.08.1950 Bruxelles European Championships/h3 800m 1:53,8 (q.)
(1.) / +0,0s

M. Clare, FRA (q.); J. Brys, BEL (q.); Han, YUG (n.); Adomopoulos, GRE (n.)


26.08.1950 Bruxelles European Championships 800m 1:50,7 (3.)
-0,2s

J. Parlett, GBR (1.); M. Hansenne (2.); I. Bengtsson, SWE (4.); A. Boysen (5.); M. Clare, FRA (6.); O. Lindén, SWE (7.); J. Brys, BEL (8.); J. Barthel (9.)


30.12.1950 Christchurch Centennial Games 1 Mile 4:09,9 (1.)

40

D. Macmillan, AUS (2.); Marshall, NZL (3.); W. Slijkhuis, NRD (4.)


31.12.1950 Christchurch Centennial Games 800m (5.)



D. Macmillan, AUS (1.); Marshall, NZL (2.); Wilson, NZL (3.); I. Bengtsson, SWE (4.)


1951





17.04.1951 London, MP
3/4 Mile 2:56,8 (1.)
NB
28.04.1951 Philadelphia Penn Relays / Benjamin Franklin Mile 1 Mile 4:08,3 (1.)

20

Wilt, USA (2.); Gehrmann, USA (3.) / 62,8 - 63,6 - 65,2 - 56,7


12.05.1951 London, WC British Games 1 Mile 4:09,2 (1.)


??.??.1951

880y 1:54,4 (?.)


02.06.1951 Staines (GBR) Middlesex Championships / grass track 440y 51 (2.)



A. Wint (1.)


??.??.1951 Bruxelles
800m (2.)


16.06.1951 Chiswick (GBR) Kinnaird Trophy 1 Mile 4:16,2 (1.)
16.?

G. Pirie (2.); C. Chataway (3.)


19.06.1951 Oslo
1500m 3:59,0 (1.)
19.?
26.06.1951 Dublin Clonliffe Sports / grass track / handicap
(1.)


29.06.1951 Southgate (GBR) Southgate Harriers v. Stockholm (RB visitor) 880y 1:53,6 (?.)


05.07.1951 Helsinki
1500m 3:52,4 (1.)


14.07.1951 London, WC AAA Championships 1 Mile 4:07,8 (1.)



G.W. Nankeville, GBR (2.); H.J. Parlett, GBR (3.); L. Eyre, GBR (4.); A.B. Parker, GBR (5.)


28.07.1951 Dunon (GBR) ENG v. SCO v. IRL 880y (2.)



F. Evans, ENG (1.)


25.08.1951 Beograd GBR v. YUG 1500m 3:48,6 (2.)
-1,6s

A. Otenheimer, YUG (1.); L. Eyre, GBR (3.); Ceraj, YUG (4.)



Turkey

last


06.08.1951 London, WC GBR v. FRA 880y 1:52,9 (2.)
-0,8s

A. Wint, GBR (1.); Djian, FRA (3.); Chypre, FRA (4.)


1952





28.05.1952
University Vergleichsk. 880y 1:53,0 (1.)


07.06.1952

1 Mile 4:10,6 (1.)


20.06.1952 London, WC National Championships / 21.? 880y 1:51,5 (1.)


16.07.1952 London, MP time trial / 58,5 - 57,5 – 56,9 3/4 Mile 2:52,9 ( - )


24.07.1952 Helsinki Olympic Games/h4 1500m 3:56,0 (q.)
(3.) / -0,2s

P. El Mabrouk, FRA (q.); B. McMillan, USA (2.); V. Tolgyesi,, HUN (q.); J. Landy (n.); A. Otenhajmer, YUG (n.); M. Marshall, NZL (n.); N. Kuchurin, URS (n.); V. Mavroidis, GRE (n.)


25.07.1952 Helsinki Olympic Games/sf2 1500m 3:50,6 (q.)
(5.) / -0,2s

J. Barthel (q.); O. Åberg, SWE (q.); I. Ericsson, SWE (q.); B. McMillan, USA (q.); R. Lamers, GER (q.); S. Jungwirth (n.); V. Tölgyesi, HUN (n.); F. Herman, BEL (n.); G. Dohrow, GER (n.); N. Belokurov, URS (n.); J. Ross, CAN (n.)


26.07.1952 Helsinki Olympic Games 1500m 3:46,0 (4.)
-0,8s

J. Barthel (1.); R. McMillan, USA (2.); W. Lueg (3.); P. El Mabrouk, FRA (5.); R.Lamers, FRG (6.); O. Åberg, SWE (7.); I. Ericsson (8.); D.R. Macmillan, AUS (9.); D.S. Johansson, FIN (10.); A. Boysen (11.); W.O. Druetzler, USA (12.) / EL 3:46,32


05.07.1952 London, WC
880y (2.)



A. Webster (1.)


23.08.1952 Paris FRA v. GBR 1500m 3:49,0 (1.)
+2,2s

Seaman, GBR (2.); Badet, FRA (3.); Jc. Vernier, FRA (4.)


??.??.1952
time trial 3/4 Mile 3:01,6 ( - )


??.??.1952
time trial 880y 1:50,0 ( - )


07.06.1952 London, MP Inter-Hospitals 1 Mile 4:10,6 (1.)


28.05.1952 London, MP London University v. Oxford 880y 1:53,0 (1.)


21.06.1952 London, WC AAA Championships 880y 1:51,5 (1.)



A. Webster (2.)


1953





30.03.1953
time trial 3/4 Mile 3:01,0 ( - )


13.04.1953

880y 1:52,1 (1.)



Morocco





02.05.1953 Oxford AAA v. Oxford University / 61,7 - 62,4 - 61,1 – 58,4 1 Mile 4:03,6 (1.)
NR
06.05.1953 Leyton (GBR) (Achilles Club: Law - C. Brasher - C. Chataway - R. Bannister) 4x1500m ( - )



15:49,6 (1.) (NR) / 125.??


16.05.1953 London, Wimbledon
3/4 Mile 2:59,8 (1.)


23.05.1953 London, WC British Games / L440y: 56,6 1 Mile 4:09,4 (1.)


30.05.1953 Oxford Oxford v. London University 880y 1:51,9 (1.)


06.06.1953
Middlesex Championships / 6.6.? 440y



27.06.1953 London, MP Invitation at Surray Schools Championships 1 Mile 4:02,0 (1.)

3

D. Macmillan, AUS (2.); C. Brasher (3.) / 1500m: 3:44,8; 59,6 - 60,1 - 62,1 – 60,2


11.07.1953 London, WC AAA Championships 1 Mile 4:05,2 (1.)


01.08.1953 London, WC Invitational event during (GBR: C. Chataway - W. Nankeville - D. Seaman - R. Bannister) 4x1 Mile 4:07,6 ( - )



GBR II (2.); FRA (3.) / 16:41,0 (1.) (WR)


03.08.1953 London, WC GBR v. FRA 880y 1:50,7 (1.)



B. Hewson, GBR (2.); P. El Mabrouk, FRA (3.)


1954





06.05.1954 Oxford AAA v. Oxford University 1 Mile 3:59,4 (1.)
WR / +7,8s 1

C.J. Chataway (2.); W.T. Hulatt, GBR (3.); A.D. Gordon, GBR (4.); G.F. Dole, USA (5.); C.W. Brasher, GBR (6.) / 1500m: 3:43,0


in english speaking countries, this first sub 4 minute mile probably is one of the most popular records which were ever set, but the time stood just 46 days as a world record, until ist was broken by the Australian John Landy


05.06.1954 London, WC (A) 880y 1:51,3 (2.)
-0,6s

S. Jungwirth (1.)


10.07.1954 London, WC AAA Championships 1 Mile 4:07,6 (1.)



I. Boyd, GBR (2.); D. Law, GBR (3.)


17.07.1954 Oxford (GBR(A): I. Boyd - Law – B. Hewson - R. Bannister) 4x1500m 3:50,6 ( - )
15:23,0 (2.)
05.08.1954 Vancouver British Empire Games 1 Mile 4;08,4 (q.)
(3.) / -1,0s

M. Halberg (q.); R. Ferguson, CAN (q.); D. Law, GBR (q.); J. Disleym GBR (n.); D. MacMillan, AUS (n.); J. Moule, CAN (n.); J. Daly, NZL (dnf); G. Warren, AUS (dnf)


07.08.1954 Vancouver British Empire Games 1 Mile 3:58,7 (1.)
AR / +0,8s 2

J. Landy (2.); R. Ferguson, CAN (3.); V. Milligan, NIRL (4.); M. Halberg (5.); I. Boyd, ENG (6.); W. Baillie, NZL (7.); D. Law, ENG (dnf) / OF 3:58,8


26.08.1954 Bern European Championships/h1 1500m 3:51,8 (q.)
(3.) / -0,8s

G. Dohrow, GER (q.); S. Jungwirth (q.); A. Langenus, BEL (n.); A. Vipotnik, YUG (n.); E. Potrzebowski, POL (n.); Bagreev, URS (n.); Satter, SUI (n.)


29.08.1954 Bern European Championships 1500m 3:43,8 (1.)
+0,6s

G. Nielsen (2.); S. Jungwirth (3.); I. Ericsson, SWE (4.); W. Lueg (5.); S. Iharos (6.); D. Johansson, FIN (7.); G. Dohrow, GER (8.); I. Boyd, GBR (9.); J. Kakko, FIN (10.); V. Mugosa, YUG (dnf) (fell)










































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