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Adams wins the first women's Olympic boxing gold

Nicola Adams wins the women's boxing event.Reuters

Boxer Nicola Adams has made Olympic history.

She won the first ever women's boxing gold in the flyweight competition, fighting off five-time world champion Ren Cancan from China to win the match 16-7.

It's the first time that women's boxing has been included in the games.

After the match she said, "It's a dream come true. I've just wanted this all my life.

"To think I've finally done it, I'm finally here. All this support has really made my day."