Roger Gilbert BANNISTER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1929-03-23
Education Univ Coll Sch London, Exeter and Merton Colls Oxford (MA, MSc, BM BCh, DM), St Mary's Hosp Med Sch London
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Recreations N/A
Clubs Athenaeum, Vincent's (Oxford)
Style Sir Roger Bannister, CBE
Career Athletics: winner Oxford v Cambridge Mile 1947-50, pres OUAC 1948, capt Oxford and Cambridge Combined American Team 1949, finalist Olympic Games Helsinki 1952, Br mile champion 1951, 1953 and 1954, first man to run 4 minute mile 1954, Br Empire Mile title and record 1954, Euro 1500m title and record 1954; Medicine: jr med specialist RAMC 1958, Radcliffe travelling fell from Oxford Univ at Harvard 1962-63; hon conslt physician Nat Hosp for Nervous Diseases London (formerly conslt physician 1963-90); hon conslt neurologist: St Mary's Hosp London (formerly conslt neurologist 1963-85), Oxford Regnl and Dist Health Authy 1985-93; Master of Pembroke Coll Oxford 1985-93; chm Govt Working Pty on Univ Sports Scholarships 1996-97; memb: Cncl King George's Jubilee Tst 1961-67, Miny of Health Advsy Ctee on Drug Dependence 1967-70; chm: Sports Cncl 1971-74, Med Ctee St Mary's Hosp 1983-85; pres: Nat Fitness Panel NABC 1956-59, Sussex Assoc of Youth Clubs 1972-79, Int Cncl for Sport and Physical Recreation 1976-83, Alzheimer's Disease Soc 1982-84; tstee Leeds Castle Fndn 1981-2005, ed Leeds Castle Med Conf Health Challenge Beyond Year 2000; govr: Atlantic Coll 1985-92, Sherborne Sch 1989-93; Liveryman Worshipful Soc of Apothecaries; hon fell: UMIST 1974, Exeter Coll Oxford 1979, Merton Coll Oxford 1986, Harris Manchester Coll Oxford 2006; Hon LLD Univ of Liverpool 1972, Hon DLitt Univ of Sheffield 1978; Hon Dr: Jyvaskyla Univ Finland 1983, Univ of Bath 1984, Imperial Coll London 1984, Grinnell USA 1984, Univ of Rochester NY 1985, Univ of Pavia Italy 1986, Williams Coll USA 1987, Victoria Univ Canada 1994, Univ of Wales Cardiff 1995, Loughborough Univ 1996, UEA 1997, Cranfield Univ 2002, RCS(Ed) 2002; FRCP
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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