Kiwi Kids News – Dame Valarie Adams announces retirement

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Olympic shot put champion Dame Valarie Adams has announced her retirement from competition. In the 22 years of competing she has won she has won four Olympic medals, four world indoor and outdoor titles, first world title at the youth level in 2001, won the first of three Commonwealth Games gold medals in 2006 and her first Olympic title in 2008. She has also been named sportswomen of the year seven times. She says her heart, mind and body decided now was the time to leave her shot put career.

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