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Podium procession

London 2012 - Women’s boxers enter for the medal presentation. From right to left: Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
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Women’s boxing Fly (51kg) podium

London 2012 - From left to right, Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
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First podium for women’s boxing

London 2012 - Women’s boxing debuts at the London games, and the first podium consists of the fly division (51kg). From left to right, Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
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Profile of fighter

London 2012 - Nicola Adams (GBR) on top of the podium for women’s boxing 51kg fly division at ExCel South Arena 2 on 9 August, 2012.
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British fighter takes first ever women’s boxing gold

London 2012 - Nicola Adams pleases the local British fans by winning the first Olympic medal ever offered to a woman boxer, in the 51kg flyweight division over China’s Ren Cancan.
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Adams attacks

London 2012 - Ren Cancan of China does her best to defend a flurry of punches from Britain’s Nicola Adams during the gold medal match of women’s boxing 51kg fly division.
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Historic gold for Adams

London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain makes history by winning the first Olympic gold medal ever offered in women’s boxing, after her win in the 51kg fly competition.
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Adams poses with gold

London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams holds the first gold medal ever awarded for women’s boxing after winning the 51kg flyweight divison on 9 August, 2012.
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Nicola Adams focuses

London 2012 - Nicola Adams focuses on delivering scoring blows to opponent Ren Cancan of China during the gold medal match in women’s boxing fly division.
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Adams’ long reach

London 2012 - Nicola Adams (GBR) uses her longer reach to outscore India’s Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte 11-6 in their semifinal flyweight bout.
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Portrait of a winner

London 2012 - Posing with a strong fist and a victor’s smile, Nicola Adams of Great Britain wins gold in women’s boxing 51kg fly division.
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Adams celebrates gold

London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams celebrates winning the first ever Olympic gold medal offered in women’s boxing, beating Ren Cancan of China in the 51kg flyweight division.
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Boxing - 48 to 51 KG (Fly Weight) Women
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Boxing - 48 to 51 KG (Fly Weight) Women

London 2012 - Flyweight (51kg) women’s boxers Nicola Adams (GBR, in blue) and Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India tangle during semifinal action.
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Adams jabs

London 2012 - Nicola Adams (in blue) jabs Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India during their 51kg fly women’s boxing match.
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Adams wins fly gold

London 2012 - A dominant performance by Nicola Adams results in Great Britain earning the first ever gold medal offered in women’s boxing. Adams defeats Ren Cancan of China by a score of 16-7 in fly (51kg) competition on 9 August, 2012 at ExCel South Arena 2.
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Adams eyes Hmangte

London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain swings at opponent Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India during semifinal action of women’s boxing fly 51kg category.
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Adams (GBR) advances to gold bout

London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain defeats Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India in the women’s fly 51kg category, and advances to contend for the first ever women’s boxing gold medal.
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Spritz for Adams

London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams receives a quick mist between rounds in her flyweight (51kg) women’s boxing match.
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Women’s boxing medalists

London 2012 - Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND), Nicola Adams (GBR), and Ren Cancan (CHN) enter ExCel arena to receive their medals on August 9, 2012.
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Nicola knocks

London 2012 - Ren Cancan of China finds herself on the mat after a combination of punches from Britain’s Nicola Adams knocks her down during gold medal action of women’s boxing fly division on 9 August, 2012.
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