A wedding, an Olympic medal and now a Dame – could her year have been any better?

    Olympic gold medallist Valerie Adams began 2016 with a wedding, won silver in the shotput at the Olympic Games in Rio and has ended the year  being made a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year’s Honours List. Adams told Radio New Zealand she hoped she would inspire more…


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