Dame Valerie Adams does it again. Bronze with 19.62m.
Series (18.62 19.49, 19.62, x, x, 18.76)
“It feels better than winning a gold medal. I’ve won a gold medal twice, this is so much more special in a very different way.”
Now, as a proud mum-of-two, Dame Valerie Adams receives her Olympic bronze medal, adding to her two golds and one silver.
An inspiration to so many. Hero.
Maddison-Lee Wesche gets an outstanding 6th place in Shot Put with a PB of 18.98m! (17.45, 18.42, 18.98, 18.18, 18.50, 18.47)
Jacko Gill 9th place Shot Put (X. 20.71 20.17) Jacko came agonisingly close to qualifying for the final three throws, ending up just 2cm shy of eighth position.
Malcolm Hicks – Mens Marathon. Both Zane Robertson and Malcolm Hicks gave everything they had in the Olympic marathon, where finishing the race itself was a victory, with over a quarter of the field unable to. In an unexpected heatwave, both men finished in season’s best times, Zane crossing in 2:17:04 and 36th position, Malcolm in 2:23:12 for 64th.
We salute you guys, what an effort!