Women’s Shot Put Final—America’s Michelle Carter vs. New Zealand’s Valerie Adams
Her hair was a little too curly,
And her figure an out-sized too girly
But with one glorious swing
She landed the thing
And left her competitor surly!
They say that anything can happen at the Olympics. It looks like that’s about right. The New Zealand champion had won gold at the last two Olympics and held a strong lead in the event here until the final swing, when the American threw better than she had ever done before and won the gold.