English boxer Nicola Virginia Adams was born on 26 October 1982 in Leeds, England, UK. She was educated at Agnes Stewart Church of England High School. As of July 2012 she was rated world number two in the Flyweight (51kg) division, behind Chinese world champion Ren Cancan. On 9 August 2012, Adams became the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal, at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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