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Kriss Akabusi

Kriss Akabusi

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Who is Kriss Akabusi?

Kriss Akabusi is a former World and European Champion Runner.

What are Kriss Akabusi’s main achievements?

Kriss’ greatest individual triumph is winning a gold medal in the 1990 European Championships. On this day, he also beat David Hemery’s 22-year-old British record for the 400-metre hurdles.

Having accomplished three Olympic medals, as well as World, European and Commonwealth titles, Kriss was bestowed with an MBE awarded by her Majesty the Queen in recognition of his services to the country through athletics.

What is Kriss Akabusi best known for?

Kriss will always be remembered for helping Britain clinch the gold from the mighty Americans at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. He also made a name for himself in television after he secured a full-time position as co-presenter of the BBC’s legendary Record Breakers, as well as presenting various other children’s TV programmes.

Today, Kriss is regularly consulted on a variety of radio and television programmes, discussing topics ranging from sports to business. He is also a regular contributor to Sky News’ Paper Review Programme.

How to book Kriss Akabusi for your next event?

Kriss’ personality, inspirational speaking style and incredible life achievements have led to a growing demand for his speaking services. With a roster of keynote speeches in his arsenal, Kriss is the perfect fit for any private or corporate event. 

For more information on how to book Kriss Akabusi for your next event or private function, contact Evolve today.

Topics and Themes

  • Athletics
  • Motivation
  • Olympics

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