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Kriss Akabusi


Price Range
£3,000 - £6,000

Type of Entertainment
Presenter & Host - Sport / Speaker - Motivational - Sport

Great For...
Corporate Events, Conferences, Award Ceremonies, Launch Events

Kriss Akabusi is a three-time Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion.

Kriss is famous for his achievements in athletics where his greatest individual triumph was his Gold Medal in the 1990 European Championships when he also beat David Hemery’s 22 year old British Record.

He began his international athletic career in 1983 as a member of the 4×400 metre relay squad & will probably always be remembered for helping Britain clinch the Gold & beat the Americans in the World Championships 4×400 metre relay in Tokyo in 1991.

In 1992, as 3 x Olympic medallist, World, European & Commonwealth Champion, Kriss was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty The Queen in her Birthday Honours List in recognition of his services to the country through athletics.

His start into television & entertainment began when he presented The Big Breakfast. This was followed with a full time position as co-presenter with BBC’s Record Breakers.  He has presented various children’s programmes & appears regularly on game & chat shows where the brief is ‘fun & entertainment’.

Kriss is currently the CEO of his own company which is a corporate communications & training company where his marvellous personality & reputation as a fantastic public speaker has made him a very popular & attractive advocate.

He is also an accredited personal coach, having qualified at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara & is only one of four qualified Hudson Institute coaches in the UK.

Kriss Akabusi was born in London in 1958 of Nigerian parents & has three children.  He currently lives in Bedfordshire where he can be found teeing off at the local golf clubs or avidly supporting his favourite football team, West Ham United.

He is the founding Director & Chairman of TACT (The Akabusi Charitable Trust) & an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) in Nigeria, designed to prevent water born diseases & develop social cohesion.

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