Berlin, Germany – Wikipedia has got one thing wrong about Valerie Vili and she took the opportunity of the hectic mixed zone in the Berlin Olympic Stadium to iron out the mistake.

The unconventional online fount of knowledge insists that Vili’s father was Scottish so when she was asked how much she felt her second World gold had a vein of Scottish genes running through it she took a step back and dismissed the error, pointing out in no uncertain terms that her father was English. And when a 190cm tall shot putter weighing in at 110 kilos sets the record straight it is very straight indeed.

Vili, 24, then paid homage to her coach of 11 years, Kirsten Hellier, who took her on as a 14-year-old and foresaw that she would be a champion….Read More

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