Mile News Tagged Norman Potter

The Photo that Captured the First Sub-4 Minute Mile

March 09, 2018

Beyond the significance of Bannister’s triumph, this was one of the very first action photographs to record the climactic moment of a major sporting event.

By David Davis,

Sir Roger Bannister died over the weekend at the age of 88 and, as to be expected, the glowing obituaries...

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Right place at right time for Portsmouth photographer

June 14, 2014

It appears all three men took photographs as Bannister neared the tape, but Norman Potter’s iconic photograph was the one chosen to make history.

By Bob Hind, The News

On May 5, 1954, a 25-year-old athlete went to bed unknown. The next night he was world-famous having become the first man to...

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