Bannister, Sir Roger (Gilbert)

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BANNISTER, Sir Roger (Gilbert)

BANNISTER, Sir Roger (Gilbert). British, b. 1929. Genres: Medicine/Health, Sports/Fitness. Career: Consultant neurologist, 1963-; The Sports/Council, London, chairman, 1971-74; Pembroke College, Oxford, Master, 1985-93. Athletic achievements include: world record for one mile (first four minute mile), 1954; European 1500 metres title and record, 1954. Publications: First Four Minutes, 1955; Four Minute Mile, 1989; Brain and Bannister's Clinical Neurology, 7th ed., 1992; (ed. with C.J. Mathias) Autonomic Failure: A Textbook of Clinical Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System, 3rd ed., 1992, 4th ed., 1999. Address: Pembroke College, Oxford OX1 1DW, England.