Adams wins the first women's Olympic boxing gold

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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."