Nicola Adams Olympic athlete

Nicola Adams (born Leeds, 26 Oct 1982) is an English boxer, boxing for Haringey Police Community Club. As of March 2011 she was rated world #3 in the Flyweight (51kg) division, behind Chinese world champion Ren Can Can and Shannon O'Connell of Australia. Adams fought (and won) her first bout at age 13, but it would be 4 years before she found a second opponent. In 2001 she became the first woman boxer ever to represent England, in a fight against an Irish boxer. In 2003 she became English amateur champion for first time, and she retained the title at the next 3 championships. In 2007 she was the first English female to win a medal in a major tournament, taking silver in the bantamweight (54kg) division at the European Championships in Denmark. She took silver again at the world championships in Ningbo, China in 2008. In 2009 she was ruled out of sport for several months by a back injury, but she returned to success at the 2010 world championships in Bridgetown, Barbados, taking silver again, competing now at flyweight (51kg). In November 2010 she was victorious in the first ever GB Amateur Boxing Championship at the Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 26th, 1982
Nationality
United Kingdom
Places lived
Leeds , United Kingdom

Family

Parents

Education

1. Bradford College Furthers education school

Bradford College is a large further and higher education college located in Bradford in the north of England, with approximately 25,000 students. The College offers a range of full and part time courses from introductory level through to postgraduate level and caters for a variety of students, including school leavers, adults wanting to return to education, degree-level students and those seeking professional qualifications.

Type College
Institution colors
Headquarters
Great Horton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire
Local tuition
2012. 6.7 K £
Official web page www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk
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Institution social analysis

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2. Hopwood Hall College Furthers education school

Hopwood Hall College is a further education college that is based in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, North West of England. It consists of two campuses, one in Rochdale (53°37′00″N 2°09′45″W / 53.6168°N 2.1626°W / 53.6168; -2.1626 (Hopwood Hall College (Rochdale campus))) and one in Middleton (53°34′08″N 2°11′20″W / 53.5690°N 2.1889°W / 53.5690; -2.1889 (Hopwood Hall College (Middleton campus))). The college's curriculum is of mainly vocational courses aimed at school leavers, with some university level courses, and adult education.

Type Further education
Founded
July 17th, 1992
Headquarters
Rochdale Road, M24 6XH - Middleton, North West England
Official web page www.hopwood.ac.uk
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3. Leeds City College Furthers education school

Leeds City College is the largest Further education establishment in the City of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, with around 57,000 students, 2,300 staff and an annual turnover of £78 million. It officially opened on 1 April 2009. The College was granted official status in January 2009 and was formed from three large colleges, Park Lane College, Leeds Thomas Danby College and Leeds College of Technology. The college is a member of the 157 Group of 28 high performing state sixth form colleges and colleges of further education.

Type Further education
Founded
April 1st, 2009
Headquarters
Cookridge Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Official web page www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk
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Olympic medals

The London 2012 Summer Olympics London

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was a major international multi-sport event celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee. It took place in London, United Kingdom and to a lesser extent across the country from 25 July to 12 August 2012. The first event, the group stage in women's football began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremonies on 27 July. More than 10,000 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees participated. Following a bid headed by former Olympic champion Sebastian Coe and then-Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, London was selected as the host city on 6 July 2005 during the 117th IOC Session in Singapore, defeating bids from Moscow, New York City, Madrid and Paris. London was the first city to host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948. Construction for the Games involved considerable redevelopment, with an emphasis on sustainability. The main focus was a new 200-hectare Olympic Park, constructed on a former industrial site at Stratford, East London.

Medal Event Date Location Other medalists
Gold
Boxing 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's flyweight August 5th, 2012 ExCeL London
Ren Cancan (China)

Awards won

2013 Glamour Award for Sportswoman

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
Condé Nast

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