Nicola Adams wins Olympic gold

Briton Nicola Adams.
Briton Nicola Adams. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nicola Adams has become the first women's Olympic gold medal winner in history after dispatching three-time world champion Ren Cancan in the flyweight final.

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Team GB historic boxing gold

Nicola Adams sealed her golden moment with an Ali shuffle as she overwhelmed China's double world champion Ren Cancan 16-7 to be crowned the first ever Olympic women's boxing champion today.