30 May '14, 1am

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Diane Leather Breaking the 5-Minute mile barrier, by Peter John L. Thompson,...

Diane Leather is probably the best British athlete you may never have heard of. And, if you have heard of her, you may not be fully aware of just how great was her talent and achievement over such a range of distances. Her relatively brief career saw her equal the world best for 440 yards and set world best performances for 1500m (twice and was the first woman to run under 4:30.0) and the Mile (on five occasions). At that time, these performances were all classified as world best performances, rather than world records, as the only women's individual middle distances recognised by the IAAF were the 800m and 880 yards and Diane held the world record for 800m. Add to these achievements, the fact she also won the England National Cross Country Championships for four consecutive years from 1953 to 1956. We can think of many athletes who have a great range of distances but what...

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