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 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.

Referee Veronika Szucs (C) announces Nicola Adams (L) of Great Britain winner against Cancan Ren (R) of China during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13.

Referee Veronika Szucs (C) announces Nicola Adams (L) of Great Britain winner against Cancan Ren (R) of China during the Women's Fly (51kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

Nicola Adams wins historic boxing gold for Great Britain

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

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 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.

Natasha Jonas of Great Britain (R) in action with Quanitta Underwood of United States during the women's Light (57-60kg) Boxing on Day 9

Natasha Jonas of Great Britain (R) in action with Quanitta Underwood of United States during the women's Light (57-60kg) Boxing on Day 9

Luke Campbell made it two golds for Great Britain in the boxing ring with victory over Ireland's John Joe Nevin in the bantamweight final.

Olympics boxing: Luke Campbell defeats John Joe Nevin for gold

Luke Campbell made it two golds for Great Britain in the boxing ring with victory over Ireland's John Joe Nevin in the bantamweight final.

Quanitta Underwood of the United States, arrives for her fight against Natasha Jonas of Great Britain, during the women's lightweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Quanitta Underwood of the United States, arrives for her fight against Natasha Jonas of Great Britain, during the women's lightweight boxing competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Anthony Joshua rounded off Great Britain's most successful boxing performance at an Olympic Games for over 100 years in dramatic fashion as he made up a three-point deficit in the final round to claim super-heavyweight gold on countback.

Anthony Joshua rounded off Great Britain's most successful boxing performance at an Olympic Games for over 100 years in dramatic fashion as he made up a three-point deficit in the final round to claim super-heavyweight gold on countback.

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