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Lisa Adams breaks para shot put world record as sister Dame Valerie watches on

Kiwi para shot putter Lisa Adams set a new world record at the New Zealand National Track and Field Championships in Christchurch, throwing 15.28 metres.

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The Kiwi threw 15.28m at the National Track and Field Championships in Christchurch. Source: 1 NEWS

Coached by sister and former Olympic champion Dame Valerie, Adams’ throw cleared the world record, which she also held.

Adams set the world record nearly a year ago, throwing 14.52m in West Auckland, this time clearing that and beating her own personal best by 7cm.