Athletics: Adams wins Lucerne shot put event

Valerie Adams competes in the IAAF Diamond League meeting at Birmingham. Photo / Getty Images
Valerie Adams competes in the IAAF Diamond League meeting at Birmingham. Photo / Getty Images

Valerie Adams has thrown 19.37 metres to win the women's shot put event in Lucerne, Switzerland.

The two-time Olympic champion beat Trinidad and Tobago's Borel Cleopatra by 90 centimetres.

Adams threw over 19 metres four times, but still fell point three of a metre short of her season's best.

- Radio Sport

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