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Nicola Adams

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Gender Female
Age 40
Web_site www.nicola-adams.com
Date of birth October 26,1982
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Born Leeds
United Kingdom
Height 164 (cm)
Weight 51 (kg)
Parents Denver Adams
Innocent Adams
Gold medalsBoxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's flyweight
Job Professional Boxer
Education University Centre at Leeds City College
Hopwood Hall College
Bradford College
Books Believe
Believe: Boxing, Olympics and My Life Outside the Ring
SiblingsKurtis Adams
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Nicola Virginia Adams OBE is a British former professional boxer who competed from 2017 to 2019. She retired with an undefeated record and held the WBO female flyweight title in 2019.

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... Readings were delivered by the Prince of Wales, Dame Kristin Scott Thomas, and Nicola Adams...

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... The duo of John Whaite and Johannes Radebe follow last year s first same-sex team of Nicola Adams and Katya Jones, who had to pull out because of Covid-19...

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... Other names honoured in recent events include Krept & Konan, Nicola Adams, Skepta, Lenny Henry, Ms Dynamite and Sam Smith...

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... Those include boxer Nicola Adams, musician Jazzie B and Spurs footballer Ledley King, are recorded, but may not be taken into account, traditional statues...

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... Leeds boxer Nicola Adams was one of seven Yorkshire athletes to win gold at the London Olympics On the streets of Sheffield, Dr Cole s analysis seems to chime with potential voters...

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... Previous guest editors of the show have included the Duke of Sussex, Angelina Jolie, former House of Commons speaker John Bercow and David Dimbleby, as well as Sir Lenny Henry, Nicola Adams, Tracey Emin, Professor Stephen Hawking and Sir Richard Branson...

Nicola Adams retirement: The pros and cons of boxing

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...Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has retired from boxing over fears she could lose her sight...

Nicola Adams: 'I've paved the way for female boxers'

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...Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has announced her retirement from boxing over fears she could lose her eyesight...

Nicola Adams: 'I've paved the way for female boxers'

Feb 16,2020 3:36 am

Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams has announced her retirement from boxing over fears she could lose her eyesight.

The 37-year-old became The First female Olympic boxing champion when she won gold at London 2012, And Then retained her flyweight title at Rio 2016.

She told 5 Live's Chloe Tilley that after injuring the pupil in her eye during her last fight, “it was time to hang up the gloves and keep my sight”.

Speaking about her legacy in the sport, she says she's “created history and paved the way so women don't have to fight the way I did”.

This clip is originally from Drive on 6 November 2019.



Source of news: bbc.com

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