Sir Roger Bannister — the first athlete to run a sub-four minute mile — has died aged 88.
His family said he died at home in Oxford after battling Parkinsons.
Running legend Sir Roger completed a mile in just 3 minutes 59.4 seconds in May 1954.
He had little training and practised while training to be a junior doctor.
He went on to become a top brain doctor and Master of Pembroke College, Oxford.