Akabusi hit the headlines in 1991, when he anchored the final leg of the 4x400 metres relay at the World Championships in Tokyo to win Gold for Great Britain. He will be talking about his career in athletics and the lessons he learned about leadership, teamwork and dedication in his unique and energetic style.
Kriss Akabusi is one of the most prominent motivational speakers on the corporate scene. He is also an adept and charismatic awards host.. Known internationally for his achievements in athletics - 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 – Kriss was a sportsman first, and celebrity second. 2017 (London, August 9) 1 Karsten Warholm (Norway) 48.35 2 Yasmani Copello (Turkey) 48.49 3 Kerron Clement (US) 48.52 4... Read More
Kriss Akabusi's first international successes were with the British 4x400 metres relay team, winning a silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics, golds at the 1986 Commonwealth Games and 1986 European Athletics Championships, and another silver at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics. A reporter from one of the major US television networks was interviewing black British athlete Kriss Akabusi after being a member of the 400 metres relay team that took the gold medal at the 1991 Athletics World Championships. The interviewer started off with: "So, Kriss, what does this mean to you as an African-American?" Nassau awaits dramatic highs and lows at the inaugural IAAF World Relays ... 1991 World Championships in Tokyo where the US favourites and defending champions were beaten to gold by four ...
John Paul Lyndon Regis, MBE (born 13 October 1966, Lewisham, London) is a retired English sprinter.During his career, he won gold medals in the 200 metres at the 1989 World Indoor Championships and the 1990 European Championships, and a silver medal in the distance at the 1993 World Championships. Jun 11, 2018 · Former Olympic athlete Kriss Akabusi MBE delivered a talk at this year’s Live South event to a room of more than 500 electricians. Kriss made headlines when he powered through the final leg of the 4X400 metres relay at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo to secure Gold for Great Britain.