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New Zealand sports icon Valerie Adams called off her time from shot put career
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New Zealand sports icon Valerie Adams called off her time from shot put career

On Tuesday, New Zealand’s sporting icon Dame Valerie Adams has called time on her mythical shot-put profession.

Dame Valerie is one of New Zealand’s greatest-ever athletes and steps away from her significant and medal-laden competitive career boasting a massive heritage that transited more than 20 years. New Zealand’s most adorned way and area Olympian – with golds at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, a silver and a bronze – announced her decision at a news conference in Auckland after hypothesis in current days.

“Whilst today marks the end of my shotput career, Athletics will always be a part of my life. I have given my heart and soul to this sport and loved and nurtured it from a young age,” Dame Valerie said.

During her outstanding career, the Kiwi portrayed her country at five Olympic Games, winning four medals (two gold, one silver, and one bronze), she also crowned eight world titles, five Commonwealth medals (three gold and two silver), and enjoyed a staggering spot of 107 successive shot put successes from 2006 to 2015.

New Zealand Olympic Committee CEO Kerryn Smith honored Adams, saying as per Olympics.com, “She has been a leader of our teams, both through her performance and her actions on and off the field of play. She embodies the values of the New Zealand Team, and her drive and determination have been second to none.”

“Dame Valerie retires as one of our greatest ever Olympians and athletes. She will be missed by everyone, and we wish her all the best for whatever comes next,” she added. 

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