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VILI Valerie

Nationality New Zealand Flag NZL New Zealand
Birth Date 06/10/1984
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.93/6'3''
Weight (kg / lbs) 121/267
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's Shot Put
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Women's Shot Put

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
22 Mar
MCG Women's Shot Put
Final- Final
New Zealand Flag NZL  - VILI Valerie (1) 19.66 Completed

Place Of Birth Rotorua, New Zealand
Residence Auckland
Marital Status Married (nee Adams)
Coach Kristen Hellier
Recent Results 2nd in the Shot Put - 19.55m (IAAF, World Athletics Final, Monaco, 09-Sep-05)

3rd in the Shot Put - 19.62m (IAAF, World Championship, Helsinki, Finland, 13-Aug-06)
Games History
Manchester 2002
Silver in the Shot Put (17.45)
Games History
Athens 2004
9th in the Shot Put (18.56m)
Other Personal Best:
Shot Put - 20.20m (Christchurch, 28-Jan-06) Oceania Record
Discus Throw - 58.12 (Wanganui, 31-Mar-04)
Hammer Throw - 58.32 (01-Jan-02)

Valerie lists a career highlight as winning the World Youth Championships in 2001.

Valerie threw a huge 19.66m in the Shot Put final at these Commonwealth Games, winning herself the gold and setting a new games record.

Valerie's coach Kristen Hellier is a former New Zealand javelin record holder and Commonwealth Games silver medallist.

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