"The Athletic Association competed against the University. So there was an event. You cannot break world records unless it is an established event, and you have three timekeepers, and the whole thing is organized"
- Roger Bannister
About this Quote
This quote by Roger Bannister is describing the significance of having actually an arranged occasion in order to break world records. He is stating that it is not possible to break world records unless the event is established and arranged with 3 timekeepers. This suggests that the event must be formally recognized and have a set of guidelines and guidelines in place. The quote likewise suggests that the Athletic Association and the University were competing against each other, which recommends that the event was organized and had a set of rules and guidelines in place. This quote highlights the value of having an organized event in order to break world records, as it is not possible to do so without the correct structure and company.
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