Sir Roger Bannister Dies Aged 88 – level 1

08-03-2018 07:00

In 1954, people record Sir Roger Bannister run a mile. He runs it in Oxford, England. He runs the mile in less than four minutes. He breaks a world record.

He is humble about his achievement. He says that breaking records is not that important. He says that somebody probably can run faster than he can. He says that somebody probably can run faster than that person, also.

Bannister lives to age 88. He gets a disease. He dies surrounded by his family.

Difficult words: humble (he is not proud about it), achievement (something good that you do), disease (a serious sickness).

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