Oxford's most famous sportsman, Sir Roger Bannister, ran the four-minute mile on May 6, 1954.

The legendary runner, who's name is synonymous with Oxford, secured himself a place in the history books when he achieved the feat in three minutes and 59.3 seconds at the Iffley Road track – what is now known as the Roger Bannister running track – 66 years ago.

Read more: Sir Roger Bannister's obituary

Sir Roger went on to become a leading neurologist and worked across the country - but, wherever he was, he always maintained a close connection to the city of dreaming spires.

Sir Roger was was knighted in 1975 and made a Companion of Honour in the 2017 New Year’s Honours.

In the build up to the London Olympics in 2012, he carried the Olympic torch around the same track he broke the record.

He died, aged 88, in March 2018.