"Sir Roger Bannister, died peacefully in Oxford on 3rd March 2018, aged 88, surrounded by his family who were as loved by him, as he was loved by them", his family said.
Since Bannister's landmark run on May 6, 1954, sub-four-minute miles have become relatively commonplace.
Ladies and gentlemen, here is the result of event 9, the one-mile: 1st, No. 41, R.G. Bannister, Amateur Athletic Association and formerly of Exeter and Merton Colleges, Oxford, with a time which is a new meeting and track record, and which - subject to ratification - will be a new English Native, British National, All-Comers, European, British Empire, and World Record.
Australian Landy led for most of the race but Bannister passed him on the final bend and won the race by almost a second, both men going under four minutes and Bannister running a career-best 3:58.8.
Tributes poured in from around the world of athletics.
What really happened was this: For nine years, the world record in the mile was 4:01.4. We have all lost a giant and for many a deep close friendship. "His achievement was voted one of the greatest moments of the century and to have done something like that was awesome".
UK Sport chair Dame Katherine Grainger, a rowing Olympic gold medallist for Team GB at London 2012, said: "This is a very sad day but it gives us the opportunity to reflect on a great life".
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"There can't be an athlete of my generation, particularly an athlete focusing on middle-distance, that wasn't nearly entirely inspired by what he did".
Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah described Bannister as "always humble, supportive and encouraging" and "an inspiration to so many". My thoughts are with his family & friends.
For Cram, Bannister's legacy is two-fold.
But Bannister's achievement has continued to inspire athletics enthusiasts, with the shoes he wore to break the four-minute barrier selling for a record.
"His legacy was that he did something which was a sporting achievement which was one of the first to be filmed, it went around the world and brought a sense of awe and wonder to what we try to do on a daily basis", Cram said. First athlete to break the 4-minute mile, and a brilliant neurologist for 4 decades.
"Every athlete owes a great debt of gratitude to Sir Roger Bannister", Johnson told the BBC."He set up the idea for athletes of pushing the limits of human achievement, like (long jumper) Bob Beamon went on to do".
"He was also representative of the change of Corinthian ideals that athletics still had going into the 50s, so the change into a more professional time when people would set real targets and be more scientific of what they're trying to do and set training methods which he was really into as well".
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