Definition of Bannister, Sir Roger in English:

Bannister, Sir Roger

proper noun

  • (born 1929), British middle-distance runner and neurologist; full name Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister. In May 1954 he became the first man to run a mile in under 4 minutes, with a time of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds.

Pronunciation

Bannister, Sir Roger

/ˈbanɪstə/