In pictures: Sports Personality: What happened next?
1954: Chris Chataway

The record-breaking distance runner went on to be a pioneer of a different kind.

In 1956, he became one of ITN's first four newsreaders, while still competing in athletics.

Four years later, he became a Conservative MP before embarking on a career in the City. He was knighted in 1995 and recently took part in the Great North Run.

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