25 Aug 2014

Adams extends streak to 55

6:42 am on 25 August 2014

The New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams domination of the sport continues unabated with the Olympic and Commonwealth champion extending her unbeaten streak with a 55th consecutive win.

Valerie Adams

Valerie Adams Photo: Supplied / Athletics NZ

The 29-year-old easily won the latest Diamond League meet in Birmingham, her best throw of 19.96 metres more was than half a metre bigger than her nearest rivals best hurl, with Germany's Christina Schwanitz finishing second.

Adams, who's already wrapped up the overall Diamond League title, now heads to Zurich for the final leg of the series, which starts on Friday.