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The champ: Brit Nicola wins the first ever Oympic gold medal for women's boxing

Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain with gold medal for Individual Dressage

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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. 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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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 (L) of Great Britain in action against Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing semifinals on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

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