6 Sep 2014

Val Adams wins 56th straight

12:16 pm on 6 September 2014

New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams has recorded a 56th straight victory by winning the Diamond League meet in Brussels.

Val Adams competing in Poland earlier this year.

Photo: AFP

Adams hurled the shot 20.59 metres, to win by 73 centimetres from her German rival Christina Schwanitz, who threw 19.86 metres.

It's also a record for the Belgian meet.