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Valerie Adams

1984 - Today

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Dame Valerie Kasanita Adams (formerly Vili; born 6 October 1984) is a retired New Zealand shot putter. She is a four-time World champion, four-time World Indoor champion, two-time Olympic, three-time Commonwealth Games champion and twice IAAF Continental Cup winner. She has a personal best throw of 21.24 metres (69.7 ft) outdoors and 20.98 metres (68.8 ft) indoors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valerie Adams has received more than 1,266,079 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Valerie Adams is the 2,057th most popular athlete (down from 1,467th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 127th in 2019) and the 10th most popular New Zealander Athlete.

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  • 34.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Valerie Adams ranks 2,057 out of 3,059Before her are Samuel Matete, Paul Kipkoech, Nikolay Gulyayev, Christian Olsson, Hubert Gardas, and Ronny Weller. After her are Gabriel Tiacoh, Sergey Makarov, Dennis Mitchell, Diana Gansky, Paul Nihill, and Sergei Tchepikov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1984, Valerie Adams ranks 383Before her are Andrew Bogut, Samuel Holmén, Birkir Már Sævarsson, Ana Soklič, Emmy, and Alexandra Dahlström. After her are Artsvik, Han Ji-hye, Maryna Viazovska, Rafael dos Anjos, Kevin Owens, and Karim Haggui.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Valerie Adams ranks 135 out of 248Before her are Kimbra (1990), Dan Carter (1982), Mark Todd (1956), Marilyn Waring (1952), Aaron Jeffery (1970), and Nanaia Mahuta (1970). After her are Chris Wood (1991), Thomasin McKenzie (2000), Norman Kirk (1923), Richie McCaw (1980), Archie Thompson (1978), and Bill Rowling (1927).

Among ATHLETES In New Zealand

Among athletes born in New Zealand, Valerie Adams ranks 10Before her are Jack Lovelock (1910), Murray Halberg (1933), John Walker (1952), Laurel Hubbard (1978), Dudley Storey (1939), and Mark Todd (1956). After her are Joe Earl (1952), Simon Dickie (1951), Bevan Docherty (1977), Eric Verdonk (1959), Lorraine Moller (1955), and Barbara Kendall (1967).