Roger BANNISTER

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Great Britain & NI Great Britain & NI
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    23 MAR 1929
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14355337
Roger Bannister wins the mile at the 1954 Commonwealth Games in Vancouver (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:50.7h Bruxelles (BEL) 26 AUG 1950 1006
1500 Metres 3:43.8h Bern (SUI) 29 AUG 1954 1056
One Mile 3:58.8h Vancouver (CAN) 07 AUG 1954 1089

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1954

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:43.8h Bern (SUI) 29 AUG 1954 1056
One Mile 3:58.8h Vancouver (CAN) 07 AUG 1954 1089

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 1500 Metres 3:46.0h Olympic Stadium, Helsinki (FIN) 26 JUL 1952

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:43.8h Bern (SUI) 29 AUG 1954
3. 800 Metres 1:50.7h Bruxelles (BEL) 26 AUG 1950

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. One Mile 3:58.8h Vancouver (CAN) 07 AUG 1954
Results in:

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 AUG 1954 Bern European Championships, Bern SUISUI GL H1 3. 3:51.8h
29 AUG 1954 Bern European Championships, Bern SUISUI GL F 1. 3:43.8h

One Mile

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 MAY 1954 Oxford AAA Team - Oxford, Oxford GBRGBR F F 1. 3:59.4h
07 AUG 1954 Vancouver Commonwealth Games, Vancouver CANCAN F 1. 3:58.8h

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