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Report30 Jun 2021

Vetter throws 92.14m to light up Lucerne

German star Johannes Vetter grabbed the headlines by throwing 92.14m in the men’s javelin on a cool and rainy evening at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meeting.

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Report26 Mar 2021

Ratcliffe breaks Oceania hammer record with 73.55m in Hastings

Commonwealth champion Julia Ratcliffe delivers the highlight of the opening day of New Zealand's national championships.

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Report27 Feb 2021

Adams rolls back the years with 19.65m shot put victory in Auckland

New Zealand’s two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams produced a stunning return to form to post her longest throw for five years with a 19.65m effort at the Sir Graeme Douglas International, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, on Saturday (27).

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Report24 Jan 2021

Schwanitz returns with 19.11m in Chemnitz, Boling clocks 45.51 in Columbia

Martinot-Lagarde debuts with 7.54 in Miramas, Walsh and Adams notch shot put wins in Hastings

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Feature18 Jan 2021

Propelled by a passion for teaching, Stevenson now calls the shots for two of the world's best throwers

After guiding Tom Walsh to a slew of medals, the Australian coach has now taken Valerie Adams under his wing.

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Report25 Jan 2020

Adams secures Olympic qualifier on return to competition

In her first competition for almost 18 months, two-time Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams achieved an Olympic qualifying mark of 18.65m.

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Series22 Nov 2019

World Athletics Club – Monaco

Ahead of the World Athletics Awards 2019, join pole vault world record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and multiple world shot put champion Valerie Adams on the latest episode of the World Athletics Club.

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Press Release20 Nov 2019

Athletes Lavillenie and Adams to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members

World pole vault record-holder Renaud Lavillenie and four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams will make a different type of history on Friday when they become the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as full voting members, following the governance reforms introduced in 2016.

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Series13 Jul 2019

Fab five: unbeaten streaks

In this week’s Fab Five, we focus on a very special quintet of athletes who each amassed a jaw-dropping sequence of victories.

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Series05 Feb 2019

IAAF Inside Athletics – Valerie Adams

The first episode of a brand new season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with multiple world and Olympic champion Valerie Adams.

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Series25 Feb 2018

World indoor legends – Valerie Adams

We’re reaching the final stretch in our countdown to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018. Today, we visit with New Zealand shot put superstar Valerie Adams, who clinched four successive world indoor titles from 2008-2014 during a glorious period of dominance in her event. Adams reflects on her memories of competing across six IAAF World Indoor Championships and what the biennial event means to her.

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Report08 Sep 2016

Carter wins Brussels shot but Adams takes Diamond Trophy – IAAF Diamond League

Rio 2016 Olympic Games champion Michelle Carter brought her season to an end with a win but the Diamond Trophy went to Valerie Adams at the special city centre shot put competition held ahead of the main IAAF Diamond League final in Brussels on Thursday (8).

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