1 Jan 2014

Valarie Adams named top women's athlete

4:27 pm on 1 January 2014

The renowned American athletics publication Track and Field News has named New Zealand's world champion shot putter Valarie Adams their women's athlete of the year for the second year running.

The monthly magazine says Adams garnered 13 of 33 votes and headed off Jamacian sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce for the title.