13 Aug 2013

Sport: Quiet day for Pacific athletes as Val Adams makes history

11:01 am on 13 August 2013

It was a quiet third day for Pacific athletes at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow, with New Zealand's Valerie Adams stealing the plaudits in winning a record fourth shot put title.

Her best throw of 20 point 88 metres was almost half a metre better than second placed Christina Schwanitz of Germany.

Papua New Guinea's Mowen Boino ran a season best time of 51.49 seconds in the men's 400m hurdles.

Samoa's Alex Rose managed 56.19m in the men's discus heats.