Nicola Adams targets gold medal double

Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams is driven by the desire to continue making history as women's boxing prepares to make its debut on the Commonwealth Games programme in Glasgow.

Adams from Leeds became the first female boxer to be crowned Olympic champion when she outclassed China's Cancan Ren at a sold-out ExCeL Arena in London last summer.

And with the same three weight categories set to be contested in Glasgow, Adams will start as the hot favourite to add another gold medal to her collection when she pulls on an England vest.

It's great to be breaking down barriers and blazing away, helping to make history as I go along. I want to be the first woman to do the Olympic and Commonwealth double.

I was banging on the door for so many years so I will never tire of all the opportunities that come my way. I've still got a lot to prove to myself before I can say I'm totally finished.

– Nicola Adams

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