Valerie Adams New Zealand
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

06 Oct 1984

Height

1.93m

Weight

120kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Top Performances

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ATHLETICS

Nadzeya Ostapchuk Ostapchuk provisionally suspensed

Belarusian women's shot put gold medallist Nadzeya Ostapchuk is provisionally suspended after failing a drugs test at London 2012.

8 Mar 13

Nadzeya Ostapchuk Ostapchuk stuns Adams to win gold

Women's Shot Put

6 Nov 12

Nadzeya Ostapchuk shocks world and Olympic champion Valerie Adams to win the women's shot put.

New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams London 2012 digest - Day 10

New Zealand

6 Aug 12

A round-up of the latest news, views and gossip from the 2012 Olympic Games in London

Hazel powers to heptathlon gold

New Zealand

9 Oct 10

England's Louise Hazel wins gold in the heptathlon at the Commonwealth Games with Grace Clements taking bronze.

Results for Valerie Adams

Date Event Rank Mark
6 Aug Women's Shot Put Final 1 gold 20.70 m
6 Aug Women's Shot Put Qualification, Group 1 1 20.40 m

Head to Head

Valerie Adams vs Anita Marton

Valerie Adams

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London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (m)

20.70 Women's Shot Put

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

120kg

Age

29

Anita Marton

Anita Marton Hungary flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (m)

17.48 Women's Shot Put

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

90kg

Age

25

View the London 2012 medallist table