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Kriss Akabusi MBE

Kriss Akabusi MBE

Kriss is a wonderfully entertaining speaker, high energy and really motivating.  His greatest moment came when he won the European Championships breaking the British record but, since then, he has gone on to become a household name and one of Britain’s most well-known athletes.

Kriss is famous for his achievements in athletics, with his greatest individual triumph his Gold Medal in the 1990 European Championships, beating David Hemery’s 22-year-old British Record. He began his international athletic career in 1983 as a member of the 4 x 400 metre relay squad and will be best remembered for helping Britain clinch the Gold and beat the Americans in the World Championships 4 x 400 metre relay in Tokyo in 1991. In 1992 as 3x Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion, Kriss was awarded the MBE by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of his services to the country through athletics.

He is also an accredited personal coach, having qualified at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara. He is one of only 4 qualified Hudson Institute coaches in the UK. Kriss’ inspirational story is legendary and works well at the start of a conference to fire up the delegates or as an endnote, leaving the audience on a high and ready to deliver success in their arena. Delegates will be inspired to be the best they can be both personally and professionally through various points Kriss makes. They include: setting a vision, focusing on goal setting for teams and individuals, Identifying and overcoming hurdles, using creativity and innovation to achieve outstanding results, and managing change proactively. A well-versed and professional celebrity sport speaker, Kriss’ humour, energy and infectious enthusiasm ensures that the messages hit home and motivate the audience.

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Kriss was superb. The amount of energy & motivation he left them with was worth every penny. Some of the sales team wanted to get straight onto the phones as they felt so inspired. I would highly recommend Kriss to any of my customers.

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  • Price Range:

    £5,000 - £9,999

    Price based on UK delivery

  • Categories:

    After Dinner, Event Host, Inspiration, Motivation, Olympic, Sport

  • Topics:

    Goal Setting, High Performing Teams, Inspirational, Mindset, Overcoming Adversity

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