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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - In this photo taken on Monday, April 28, 2014, Roger Bannister, 85, who as a young man was the first person to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile in 1954, poses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Oxford, England. It was on a wet, blustery day, May 6, 1954, that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier in the mile, a feat that many thought was humanly impossible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - In this photo taken on Monday, April 28, 2014, Roger Bannister, 85, who as a young man was the first person to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile in 1954, poses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Oxford, England. It was on a wet, blustery day, May 6, 1954, that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier in the mile, a feat that many thought was humanly impossible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - In this photo taken on Monday, April 28, 2014, Roger Bannister, 85, who as a young man was the first person to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile in 1954, poses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Oxford, England. It was on a wet, blustery day, May 6, 1954, that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier in the mile, a feat that many thought was humanly impossible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - In this photo taken on Monday, April 28, 2014, Roger Bannister, 85, who as a young man was the first person to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile in 1954, poses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Oxford, England. It was on a wet, blustery day, May 6, 1954, that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier in the mile, a feat that many thought was humanly impossible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - FILE - In this May 6, 1954, file photo, British Athlete Roger Bannister breaks the tape to become the first man ever to break the four minute barrier in the mile at Iffly Field in Oxford, England. With the 60th anniversary approaching, Bannister, now 85, is reliving those four minutes that still endure as a seminal moment in sports history. He has a new autobiography out and is marking the anniversary with a series of events at Oxford, where he set the record on a cinder track all those years ago. (AP Photo/File)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, MAY 3-4 - In this photo taken on Monday, April 28, 2014, Roger Bannister, 85, who as a young man was the first person to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile in 1954, poses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Oxford, England. It was on a wet, blustery day, May 6, 1954, that the lanky English medical student became the first runner to break the fabled 4-minute barrier in the mile, a feat that many thought was humanly impossible. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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Former British athlete Sir Roger Bannister poses with school children during the launch of the Westminster Mile run, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Bannister's record of being the first man to run a sub-four minute mile in May 1954, at Paddington Recreation Ground in London, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. The Westminster Mile run is to be held in May 2014 through the streets of London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

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FILE - This is a May 6, 1954, file photo of Roger Bannister, left, who ended the quest for the four-minute mile, with a time of 3:59.4 at Oxford, England is congratulated by pacemaker Christopher Chataway. Chataway, a former 5,000-meter world record-holder who turned to a career in British politics, has died. He was 82. Chataway, who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1995, died Sunday Jan. 19, 2014 at a hospice in London after more than two years fighting cancer, son Mark Chataway said. Christopher Chataway, who competed over 5,000 meters at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics, acted as a pacemaker to help Roger Bannister become the first man to break the four-minute mile barrier in 1954. (AP Photo, File)