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After a disappointing finish in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, in which he set a British record in the 1500 meters but placed fourth and did not win a medal, Roger Bannister returned to his native England with a single goal in mind—the four-minute mile.
Don’t call Monika Kørra a victim. In 2009 the college sophomore and track star at SMU was abducted and brutally raped by three armed men, but that tragic event will not define her.
During his 24-year tenure as head track coach at the University of Oregon, William Jay “Bill” Bowerman’s athletes won four national team titles and 24 NCAA individual titles. Under Bowerman, Oregon had a winning season every year but one, and his “Men of Oregon” set 13 world and 22 American records.