Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal.

Nicola Adams wins historic boxing gold for Great Britain

Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

Nicola Adams wins historic boxing gold for Great Britain

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

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Great Britain's Nicola Adams in action against France's Sarah Ourahmoune during…

Great Britain's Nicola Adams in action against France's Sarah Ourahmoune during…

Nicola Adams of Great Britain in action against Cancan Ren of China

Nicola Adams of Great Britain in action against Cancan Ren of China

Cancan Ren of China (in red) is knocked down by Nicola Adams of Great Britain (in blue) during the women's boxing Flyweight final of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Cancan Ren of China (in red) is knocked down by Nicola Adams of Great Britain (in blue) during the women's boxing Flyweight final of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Nicola Adams of Great Britain wins the first ever women's Boxing gold

Nicola Adams of Great Britain wins the first ever women's Boxing gold

China’s Ren Cancan, is knocked down by Great Britain’s Nicola Adams, blue, during their women’s final flyweight 51-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

China’s Ren Cancan, is knocked down by Great Britain’s Nicola Adams, blue, during their women’s final flyweight 51-kg boxing match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Result: Nicola Adams guaranteed Olympic medal after reaching flyweight boxing semi-final

Result: Nicola Adams guaranteed Olympic medal after reaching flyweight boxing semi-final

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