27 Dec '12, 10pm

Valerie Adams is TFN Athlete of Year, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder: Valerie Adams, Lausanne, 2012, photo b...

MOUNTAIN VIEW (USA): Olympic shot put winner Valerie Adams from New Zealand is Track and Field News Women Athlete of the Year 2012. In the poll of international experts she got 306 points over the 285 by heptathlon star Jessica Ennis and third IAAF Athlete of the Year Allyson Felix with 280 points nin close battle. Adams is the first shot putter winning this award since 1980 and Ilona Slupianek of East Germany. She was unbeaten in 2012. Fourth Sally Pearson 221 points with big margin over fifth Sanya Richards-Ross 133 and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 132. Over 100 points also seventh discus thrower Sandra Perkovic (118). Top ten is rounded by Yulia Zaripova (95), Tiki Gelana (66) and Jenn Suhr (61).

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2012/12/valerie-adams-is-tfn-at...

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