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 4×400 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.
Roger is also partner of BackleyBlack with Steve Backley and owner of Roger Black Fitness.