Valerie Adams wins 4th world shot put title

(Xinhua)

Valerie Adams  has won her forth consecutive world shot put title.

Adams won the final in Moscow on Monday with a throw of 20.88 meters, 47cm ahead of Christina Schwanitz of Germany.

Schwanitz took silver with a personal best of 20.41m.

Gong Lijiao of China was third with a throw of 19.95m.

Adams is the first female athlete to win four successive world titles.

Adams previously won in Osaka (2007), Berlin (2009) and Daegu (2011) and has two Olympic gold medals.

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