Sunday, 17 July 2016

Valerie Adams

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Valerie Adams is a New Zealand Athlete competing in Rio 2016. She is competing in Shot Put. Valerie is a two time gold medalist and is hoping to add to her tally. In 2012, she became a gold medalist even those winning silver. This happened when the Gold medalist tested positive for a substance.


Rachel Williamson said...

Hi Pote,

You have told us quite a bit about Valerie Adams, including some really interesting information about her experience in the London Olympics in 2012. It's true that she originally earned a silver medal but was later awarded a gold when the original first place finisher tested positive for drug use. Apparently a similar thing has happened this year pre-Olympics and one of Valerie's strongest competitors has been disqualified from attending the games because she tested positive for drug use. Yikes!

Thanks for raising such an interesting point, Pote. Performance enhancing drug us is a frequent issue at the Olympics. Hopefully people won't take the drugs ('dope') this year.

Cheers, Rachel :)

Nesi said...

Hi Pote, Those are some interesting facts about. I never knew anything about her apart from that she did shot put. I really learnt something new. Keep up the great blogging.

Mia said...

Hi Pote

Most people have choose Valarie Adams for their person they wanted to learn about. You informed us about things we didn't even know. I really hope she wins a gold medal in the Olympics.

Great Work
By Mia-LS2

aminiasi said...

Hello Pote, I really like how you have added some interesting facts about Valarie Adams on your blog post. Keep up the awesome work.

Rachel Williamson said...

Great commenting, team! You are doing a lovely job of supporting one another and providing Pote with positive, thoughtful and helpful comments. Great work!

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