29 Mar 2014

Walsh and Adams win shot-put titles

5:43 pm on 29 March 2014

World indoor bronze medalist Tom Walsh has won the men's shot-put title at the National Athletics Championships in Wellington.

Walsh threw a New Zealand all-comers record 20.79 metres, while Jacko Gill finished second with 19.93 metres, which is a Commonwealth Games qualifying distance.

Valerie Adams won her 13th national title with a throw of 20.46 metres.

It is her 46th straight competition win.