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    Double Olympic champion shot putter Valerie Adams has qualified for the Tokyo Games with just her second throw at the Potts Classic Athletics meet in Hastings

    Double Olympic champion shot putter Valerie Adams has qualified for the Tokyo Games with just her second throw at the Potts Classic Athletics meet in Hastings


    She's done so with a heave of 18.55 metres.

    Meanwhile, hammer thrower Julia Ratcliffe's claimed the New Zealand allcomers and resident record with a winning throw of 69.94 metres.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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