For fourteen years Roger represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individual 400 metre runner and as a member of the 4x400 metre relay team, winning fifteen major Championship medals including European, Commonwealth, and World Championship Gold medals.

His greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metre Silver medal in 1996 and he is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, successfully overcoming several serious injuries and set backs throughout his career.

Roger has been British Men's Team Captain and was awarded the M.B.E. in 1992.


1985 European Junior Championships, Germany - 400m gold medal; 4 x 400 m gold medal

1986 Commonwealth Games - Scotland - 400m gold medal; 4 x 400 m gold medal

1986 European Championships - Germany - 400m gold medal, 4 x 400 m gold medal

1987 World Championships - Rome, Italy - 4 x 400m silver medal

1990 European Championships - Yugoslavia - 400m gold medal; 4 x 400m gold medal

1991 World Championships - Tokyo, Japan - 400m silver medal; 4 x 400m relay gold medal

1992 Summer Olympics - Barcelona, Spain - 4 x 400m relay bronze medal

1994 European Championships -Finland - 400m silver medal; 4 x 400 m. relay gold medal

1996 Summer Olympics - Atlanta, USA - 400m silver medal; 4 x 400 m silver medal

1997 World Championships, Greece - 4 x 400m gold medal