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.
Nicola Adams of Great Britain in action against Cancan Ren of China
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)
Nicola Adams of Great Britain wins the first ever women's Boxing gold