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Lot 287
Roger Bannister 4 minute mile programme,

Sold for £ 517 (US$ 634) inc. premium

Sporting Memorabillia

19 Oct 2004, 10:00 BST

Chester

Roger Bannister 4 minute mile programme,
Peter Dobereiner, sports writer was present on the 6th May 1954 when Roger Bannister became the first ever person to run one mile in under 4 minutes. A historic event that placed him in the record books for all time. Very few people attended the athletic meeting at the Iffley Road track and even less programmes were sold. A rare chance to obtain a piece of sporting history 50 years on. Time 3.59.4 written in pencil on 6pm. EVENT 9. ONE MILE. Slight crease to corner, otherwise good.
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