Kriss Akabusi

Kriss Akabusi

Athletics

  • Date of Birth 28/11/1958
  • Born Paddington, London

BIOGRAPHY

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.

He progressed individually in 400m hurdles from the late 1980s onwards, taking bronze at the 1989 IAAF  World Cup, and gold at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

He reached the peak of his career over the next two years, winning a hurdles bronze medal at the 1991 World Championships and anchoring the British team to a narrow victory over the American team in 2:57.53 minutes – a British record for the 4 × 400 m relay.

He followed this with a British 400 m hurdles record of 47.82 seconds to take the bronze medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, where he also won bronze with the 4×400 m relay team. 

 

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