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Athletics Sunday, 28 July, 2002, 19:03 GMT 20:03 UK
Chukwuemeka strikes gold
Vivian Chukwuemeka won with a mark of 17.53 metres
Chukwuemeka won with an attempt of 17.53 metres
Vivian Chukwuemeka won the women's shot put title at the Commonwealth Games with a mark of 17.53 metres.

The 26-year-old Nigerian beat world junior champion Valerie Adams of New Zealand, who had a best of 17.45m.

South Africa's Veronica Abrahamse took bronze with 16.77m.

Englishwoman Myrtle Augee failed to add to her five Commonwealth medals on her final appearance at the Games.


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