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Kriss Akabusi

Olympian, media personality, motivational speaker and businessman

Kriss Akabusi MBE is an Olympian, media personality, motivational speaker and businessman. 

Kriss rose to fame on the athletics track, having begun his international athletics career in 1983 as a member of the 4 x 400 metre relay squad. He will always be remembered for helping Great Britain clinch gold from the mighty Americans at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. Having amassed three Olympic medals, as well as World, European and Commonwealth titles, Kriss was bestowed with an even greater honour in 1992: an MBE awarded by her Majesty the Queen in recognition of his services to the country through athletics.

Kriss is also a qualified life coach, having earned his Masters in existential coaching.