Anastasia & Chris
AUS1 AnastasiaChris
Team Profile
Hometown: Sydney, New South Wales
Relation: Dating

The Amazing Race Australia 1

Legs Competed: 8
Legs Won: 1
Placement: 6th
Average Position: 4.50
Roadblock Count: Anastasia: 3
Chris: 5
Countries Raced: Flag of Australia Flag of Indonesia Flag of Vietnam Flag of Hong Kong Flag of Macau
Flag of South Africa Flag of the Netherlands Flag of the Czech Republic Flag of Poland

Anastasia Drimousis and Chris Pselletes are a Dating team on The Amazing Race Australia 1.


They're young, adventurous and ready to take their relationship to the next level. Will the race make or break the future of this loved-up couple?

With a big Greek wedding on the cards for Sydney lovebirds Chris and Anastasia, they're using the race as a test of whether their relationship will last the distance. "We don't see it as just running a race. Nothing will push our relationship like The Amazing Race Australia," says Anastasia. After dating for nearly three years, Anastasia is ready for a proposal and Chris hasn't ruled out an engagement at the end of the race. This couple admit they don't always see eye-to-eye and predict some stormy moments as they navigate their way towards the pit stops – and a diamond ring. "We have a relationship that's like four seasons in one day. It's up and down very quickly," admits Chris, 23. "We both have very strong opinions and at times those opinions clash," says Anastasia, 21. "I've told Chris I'd like to give my opinion but the final call will be his." But differing opinions aside, they believe they have all the right ingredients to run a competitive race. "I think we are quick decision makers and problem solvers. We might clash in decisions, but it's just going to be a case of who can scream louder," insists Chris. "We're both young and smart and strong enough. We don't have many weaknesses." Anastasia believes her supportive nature brings out the best in them, even if that means she is trying constantly to keep her man happy. "I find that she tries extra hard to impress me," says Chris. "I can see that. I love her and I'm proud of her so she doesn't need to impress me. But I won't hold her back on this race as that could be an advantage. If she wants to impress me then go ahead." Anastasia put her studies in nutrition on hold to compete in the race, while Chris completed his Masters in Engineering Science last year. With several overseas holidays together under their belt, they have packing down to an art form and Anastasia insists there won't be a lot of make-up in her backpack. "Even though I'm a girly girl I don't need to spend hours doing my hair and make-up so I don't think I'll be too fussed about it," she says before Chris chips in with, "You won't be fussed at all about it. We have a race to win!"

The Amazing Race Austrlia 1

Race History

Anastasia & Chris's Race History
Episode Leg Destination(s) Detour Choice
Placement Notes
1 1 Australia → Indonesia Cash / Carry Chris 7 of 11
2 2 Indonesia → Vietnam Carry Fowl / Carabao Anastasia 3 of 11
3 3 Vietnam → Hong Kong → Macau Lion Dance / Kung Fu Stance Chris 7 of 10
4 4 Macau → South Africa Smash / Bash Chris 3 of 9
5 5 South Africa Guns / Rosé Anastasia 7 of 8
6 6 South Africa → The Netherlands → Czech Republic Chivalry / Delivery Chris 2 of 7
7 7 Czech Republic Stack Up / Stack In Anastasia 1 of 6
8 8 Czech Republic → Poland Herd / Hoe Down Chris 6 of 6 [1]
Average 4.50
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn

1: Sam & Renae and Anastasia & Chris arrived in 1st and 2nd, respectively, but both teams were penalized for quitting the Intersection task. Chris & Anastasia were given the full 4-hour penalty for having not completed anything, while Sam & Renae were given a 2-hour penalty for managing to complete part of the task. During this time Jeff and Luke and Tyler and Nathan checked in resulting in Sam & Renae's final placement for the Leg dropped to 3rd, while Chris & Anastasia finished 6th and were eliminated.


  • A few months after the race, the young couple broke up but denied that it was related to the race.[1]

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