Athletics New Zealand

Athletics New Zealand Records and Rankings

NZ Records & Rankings

ATHLETE PROFILE

Valerie ADAMS

DATE OF BIRTH: 06 Oct 1984
AGE: 33 year(s), 10 month(s), 15 day(s)


CLUB: Pakuranga Athletic Club Inc
CENTRE: AKL


COACH: Jean-Pierre Egger
FORMER COACH(ES): Kirsten Hellier, Didier Poppe

 
 

Athlete Career History

Click links below to view this athletes NZ Championship medal history, national representational honours, personal best performances and full yearly progressions.


NZ Championships Medals (from 2010)

Year Event Age Group Performance Position
2010 Shot Put Senior Women 19.60 Medal Position
2011 Shot Put Senior Women 20.54 Medal Position
2013 Shot Put Senior Women 20.37 Medal Position
2014 Shot Put Senior Women 20.46 Medal Position
2016 Shot Put Open Women 19.43 Medal Position
2018 Shot Put Open Women 17.83 Medal Position

New Zealand Representation (from 2002)

Year Competition Event Performance Position
2002 World Junior Championships Shot Put 17.73 Medal Position
2002 Commonwealth Games Shot Put 17.45 Medal Position
2003 World Championships Shot Put 18.65 5
2004 Olympic Games Shot Put 18.56 7
2004 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 18.22 11
2005 World Championships Shot Put 19.62 Medal Position
2006 Commonwealth Games Shot Put 19.66 Medal Position
2007 World Championships Shot Put 20.54 Medal Position
2008 Olympic Games Shot Put 20.56 Medal Position
2008 World Athletics Final Shot Put 19.69 Medal Position
2008 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 20.19 Medal Position
2009 World Championships Shot Put 20.44 Medal Position
2010 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 20.49 Medal Position
2010 IAAF Continental Cup Shot Put 20.86 Medal Position
2010 Commonwealth Games Shot Put 20.47 Medal Position
2011 World Championships Shot Put 21.24 Medal Position
2012 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 20.54 Medal Position
2012 Olympic Games Shot Put 20.70 Medal Position
2013 World Championships Shot Put 20.88 Medal Position
2014 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 20.67 Medal Position
2014 Commonwealth Games Shot Put 19.88 Medal Position
2016 World Indoor Championships Shot Put 19.25 Medal Position
2016 Olympic Games Shot Put 20.42 Medal Position
2018 Commonwealth Games Shot Put 18.70 Medal Position

Best Performances (from 2008)

Event Implement Perf Wind Place Competition Venue Date
Shot Put 4kg 21.24 1 World Championships Daegu KOR 29 Aug 2011
Discus Throw 1kg 54.34 North Shore 02 Feb 2002
Hammer Throw 4kg 58.32 Auckland 06 Apr 2002
Javelin Throw 600gm 31.65 3 Throwers Cup Mt Dore NCL 05 May 2018

Annual Progressions

Shot Put

Year Implement Perf Wind Place Competition Venue Date
2008 4kg 20.56 1 Olympic Games Beijing CHN 16 Aug 2008
2009 4kg 21.07 1 World Athletics Final Thessaloniki GRE 13 Sep 2009
2010 4kg 20.86 1 Inter Continental Cup Split CRO 05 Sep 2010
2011 4kg 21.24 1 World Championships Daegu KOR 29 Aug 2011
2012 4kg 21.11 1 Spitzenleichtathletik Lucerne SUI 17 Jul 2012
2013 4kg 20.98 1 Diamond League Zurich SUI 28 Aug 2013
2014 4kg 20.67 1 World Indoor Championshi Sopot POL 08 Mar 2014
2015 4kg 18.79 5 Meeting Areva Paris FRA 04 Jul 2015
2016 4kg 20.42 2 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro BRA 12 Aug 2016
2018 4kg 19.31 4 Herculis Monaco MON 19 Jul 2018

Discus Throw

Year Implement Perf Wind Place Competition Venue Date
2002 1kg 54.34 North Shore 02 Feb 2002
2018 1kg 34.52 5 Throwers Cup Mt Dore NCL 05 May 2018

Hammer Throw

Year Implement Perf Wind Place Competition Venue Date
2002 4kg 58.32 Auckland 06 Apr 2002
2018 4kg 37.46 4 Throwers Cup Mt Dore NCL 05 May 2018

Javelin Throw

Year Implement Perf Wind Place Competition Venue Date
2018 600gm 31.65 3 Throwers Cup Mt Dore NCL 05 May 2018