Nicola Adams retains Olympic boxing title

Team GB's gold rush continues as Nicola Adams wins gold in the women's flyweight boxing division, retaining her title.

The 33-year-old fought against France's Sarah Ourahmoune in the final bout, having beaten China's Ren Cancan in the semifinals on Thursday.

After she won the final match, she beamed, saying: "The gold rush continues."

Nicola Adams competes against Sarah Ourahmoune from France Credit: Reuters

Adams later posted a video to Twitter, thanking fans for their support.

Her triumph came shortly after Tom Daley was denied a chance at a second medal at the Games after crashing out during the semifinal of the men's individual diving.

Team GB now has 65 medals - 27 gold, 22 silver, and 16 bronze.

Adams is now a double Olympic boxing champion, and the first female British athlete to successfully defend the boxing title.