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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.

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. Leeds fighter Adams produced a stunning performance to overcome the three-time world champion 16-7 in the final of the flyweight competition.

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Referee Veronika Szucs (C) announces Nicola Adams (L) of Great Britain winner against Cancan Ren (R) of China during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13.

Natasha Jonas of Great Britain (R) in action with Quanitta Underwood of United States during the women's Light (57-60kg) Boxing on Day 9

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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.

Day in pictures: 10 August 2012

Cancan Ren of China and Nicola Adams of Great Britain fight during the women's boxing Flyweight final

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Great Britain: Boxing - Anthony Joshua - Men's 91+ kg (over 201 pounds). Joshua, is a heavyweight medal hopeful for the host nation, and will contend against the likes of Italy's Roberto Cammarelle (Beijing Gold Medalist in 2008), and Magomedrasul Majidov from Azerbaijan. He won the senior ABA title in only his 18th fight in 2010 and hours later turned down 50,000 Euros to turn professional. Claimed silver medal at World Amateur Championships in 2011 after losing thrilling final by a…

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