Valerie Adams win shotput bronze medal

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Valerie Adams has won bronze in the shotput final at the Tokyo Olympics.

The kiwi sporting legend had a best throw of 19.62m. China’s Lijiao Gong won the event and USA’s Raven Saunders was third.

The other kiwi in the final, Maddison-Lee Wesche, finished sixth after throwing a personal best this afternoon.

The bronze medal is Dame Valerie’s fourth medal in five Olympic games.

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 01: Valerie Adams of Team New Zealand competes in the Women’s Shot Put Final on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 01, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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