At a glance

28 Nov 1958 Paddington, Great Britain
185 cm / 81 kg 6'1'' / 178 pounds
Male

A prince of the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, Kriss Akabusi was born in London and grew up in a children's home when his parents returned to Nigeria after independence. He joined the British Army at the age of 17 and did not make his international début until 1982 when he was already 24-years-old.

As a 400 runner he was never quite able to compete at the very highest level as an individual but was an invaluable member of the 4×400 relay team through his career. He was a member of the team that won the silver medal at the Los Angeles...

Kriss Kezie Uche in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal: Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:2
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Athletics
      400 metres Hurdles
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Athletics
      4 x 400 metres Relay
  • Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    • 6
      Athletics
      400 metres Hurdles
    • 5
      Athletics
      4 x 400 metres Relay
  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    • 7 h1 r3/4
      Athletics
      400 metres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Athletics
      4 x 400 metres Relay

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