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!
Nicola Adams, Team GB, London 2012, Olympic Games, Gold medalist, Womens Fly, Champion, First ever womens boxing champion
Gold medalist Nicola Adams of Great Britain celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony after the Women's Fly Boxing final bout on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2012 in London, England.
A former Hopwood Hall College student has made history to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal. Great Britain’s Nicola Adams beat China’s Ren Cancan in the first women’s boxing final in Olympic history.