Athletics: Valerie Adams continues good form

Olympics gold medallist Valerie Adams has continued her dominant form by winning the shot put at a Grand Prix Diamond League Meeting in Birmingham, Great Britain.

New Zealander Adams won with a best throw of 20.52m, her first in a sequence of 20.18m, 20.25m, a foul, 20.21m and 20.49m.

American Michelle Carter was second with a best throw of almost two metres behind Adams.

Last week Adams won the Lausanne Diamond League meeting with a best throw of 20.95m, with Carter second again.

- APNZ

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