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Dame Valerie Adams makes history again, but this time not on the athletics track


Olympics gold medallist Dame Valerie Adams has made more history in the world of athletics.

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The shot putter has been named deputy chairperson of the newly elected Athletes’ Commission. Source: Breakfast

This time, however, the accolade has been earnt off the athletics track.

The talented shot putter has been named deputy chairperson of the newly elected Athletes Commission.

The appointment means Dame Valerie is one of the first active athletes to join the World Athletics Council as a full voting member.

It is her second term on the Athletes Commission.