• Adams Continues Her Win-Streak in Zurich

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Undoubtedly Worlds best shot putter, Velrie Adams, of New Zealand continued her impressive win-streak on Wednesday as she set a new season best mark in the world in the first day of the Diamond League meeting in Zurich.

With the shot put competition held at the Zurich train station, the two time Olympic champion and three time world champion, Adams,  impressed with a toss of 20.98m, bettering her own worlds season best mark.

Setting a seasons best mark of 19.97m ,Russia's Yevgeniya Kolodko took second. The podium concluded America's shot putter Michelle Carter with a toss of 19.88m.

The Diamond League meeting in Zurich was Adams' 12th meeting of the year and extended her unbeaten run to 41 meetings. 

American Ryan Whiting won the men's shot put competition with a brilliant throw of 22.03m. Germany's Olympic and World champion David Strol took second with a performance of 21.19m. Canada's Dylan Armstrong finished in third with a throw of 21.13m.

Diamond League meeting Weltklasses (Zurich) will continue on Thursday with lost of action.

Men's Results

Rank Athlete Nation Result
Wind
Diamond Points Diamond Ranking   1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
1
WHITING Ryan
USA
22.03
 

14
1
img
 
20.77
21.57
21.99
22.03
21.00
21.91
2
STORL David
GER
21.19
 

4
3
   
20.67
x
21.19
x
x
x
3
ARMSTRONG Dylan
CAN
21.13
 

2
5
   
19.97
20.62
20.74
21.13
20.89
20.51
4
PRÁŠIL Ladislav
CZE
21.10
 

1
7
   
x
20.70
21.10
20.74
x
20.44
5
MAJEWSKI Tomasz
POL
20.81
 



   
20.33
20.69
20.81
20.72
x
x
6
LAURO Germán Luján
ARG
20.53
 

2
5
   
20.19
x
20.44
20.21
20.53
20.12
7
MARTIN Cory
USA
20.18
 

3
4
   
x
19.77
20.00
x
20.18
x
8
CANTWELL Christian
USA
20.13
 



   
x
19.13
20.05
x
19.93
20.13
9
IVANOV Georgi
BUL
19.80
 



   
18.85
19.80
19.10
 
 
 

Women Results

Rank
Athlete Nation Result
Wind
Diamond Points Diamond Ranking 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
1
ADAMS Valerie
NZL
20.98
 
WL,MR
16
1
img
20.97
20.98
x
20.66
20.76
20.42
2
KOLODKO Yevgeniya
RUS
19.97
 
SB

 
18.74
18.81
x
19.18
19.97
x
3
CARTER Michelle
USA
19.88
 

6
3
 
19.34
19.86
19.11
19.85
19.80
19.88
4
SCHWANITZ Christina
GER
19.36
 

12
2
 
19.02
19.05
19.00
19.20
19.36
x
5
BROOKS Tia
USA
18.20
 



 
17.32
18.20
x
17.83
17.98
17.53
6
KOPETS Alena
BLR
18.34
 



 
17.75
17.71
17.82
18.19
x
18.34
7
KLEINERT Nadine
GER
18.13
 

3
4
 
17.25
x
17.38
17.57
18.13
x
8
TERLECKI Josephine
GER
17.48
 



 
17.34
17.39
x
17.48
17.00
x

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