New Zealand’s Dame Valerie Adams, who is of Tongan heritage, won a bronze medal in Shot Put at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, August 1.
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Results for Shot Put
Tuesday 3 August 2021
Thursday 12 March 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand
Tongan-New Zealander Lisa Adams has set a new world record as a shotput para-athlete, with a dominant performance at the New Zealand Track & Field Championships last week in Christchurch.
Monday 11 November 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tongan-New Zealander shot-put athlete Lisa Adams won Gold in shotput at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Saturday, 11 November. Lisa Adams is the younger sister of Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams.
Tuesday 16 July 2019
Olympic prospect ‘Atamaama Tu‘utafaiva claimed Tonga’s third Gold medal with a near-record-breaking performance in the shot put event at the 2019 Pacific Games yesterday, 15 July.
Friday 28 October 2016
Shot Put champion Valerie Adams will visit Nuku’alofa next week promoting healthy lifestyles and sports participation as part of her newly appointed role as New Zealand’s Pacific Sports Ambassador.
Tuesday 25 November 2014
Monte Carlo, Monaco
New Zealand-Tongan Shot put athlete, Valerie Adams has been named the “The Athlete of the year” by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) last week on November 21, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Thursday 14 February 2008
'Ana Po'uhila, a Shot Put thrower is the only Tongan athlete to have qualifed for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.