Last month Jade Jones made Olympic history, when she won Britain’s first ever taekwondo Gold medal and became Team GB’s youngest gold medallist of the London 2012 Games, after the 19-year-old proved victorious in the women’s -57kg category. Sportsister caught up with Jade to find out what life’s like as an Olympic gold medallist.
Nicola Adams is a home-grown hero, having made Olympic history by becoming the first Team GB gold medalist in women's boxing. 2012 was the first year the sport was represented in the Olympic Games, and 29-year-old Nicola from Leeds brought home the glory in the flyweight final. An inspiration to women in sport everywhere!