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Baby joy for Dame Valerie Adams

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

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

"Never knew a luh luh luh a love like this" - Welcome to the world, Kimoana Josephine Adams-Price. 👨‍👩‍👧💕

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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 on Twitter, adding a quote from the track 'The Light' by rapper Common.

The New Zealand Olympic Committee offered their own congratulations via Twitter.

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