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Was the first to report the result of the sub-4 minute mile: "Ladies and gentlemen, here is the result of event No 9, the one mile. First, No 41, R G Bannister, of the Amateur Athletic Association. The time is three minutes 59.4 seconds." He practiced the announcement beforehand in the bath.
On the show "Record Breakers", he would answer unrehearsed from memory any question about records that the audience chose to ask