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London 2012: Women’s boxing and GB have come a long way, says Adams
World number two Nicola Adams is going to relish every moment of her Olympic journey, and is looking forward to making history as women’s boxing makes its Games debut.
The 29-year-old (pictured above middle) became the first British women to capture European gold last year and has also clinched three consecutive world silver medals.
“I love doing boxing,” she said. “It’s great to finally have it as an Olympic sport.
“It shows women’s boxing has come a long way and so has Great Britain.”
Adams credits the English Institute of Sport for part of the sport’s success and expressed how she can’t wait for her Olympic experience to begin.
“We’ve got a really good setup in Sheffield.” she said. “It shows by the type of medals we’re winning in European and World honours.
“It’s going to be great to be part of… I’m going to enjoy every second of it.”
Jessica Whittington. Sportsister
The Women’s Sports Magazine