Today’s women shot put meeting at the Diamond League meeting in New York almost surprised the throwing world. Michelle Carter came very close to beat the New Zealander Valerie Adams. Until the 4th round Michelle Carter was leading the DL shot put event with 19,51m. But then Adams took over by only 1cm!
Carter couldn’t improve any further but Adams did. During the 5th round she tossed the 4kg ball to 19,68m and secured her wining streak of 50th consecutive wins. Cleopatra Borel from Trinidad and Tobago became third with 19,04m
The final results: