Dame Valerie Adams gives birth to first child

goss 11/10/2017

Kiwi athletics great Dame Valerie Adams has given birth to her first child.

Adams and her partner Gabriel Price welcomed daughter Kimoana Josephine Adams-Price into the world on Wednesday morning.

The two-time Olympic shot put champion took to social media to share the news.

"Welcome to the world, Kimoana Josephine Adams-Price," she said in a post online.

The New Zealand Olympic Team also shared the news, adding "What a special moment captured! Congratulations Valerie Adams and Gabriel and welcome to the world Kimoana."