Points to Remember:
- Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams, regarded as the pathfinder for women’s boxing, is to retire because of fears about her sight.
- The 37-year-old, who became the first ever women’s Olympic boxing champion at London 2012 when she took the flyweight crown, said she was abandoning her hopes of winning a third gold next year in Tokyo.
- Adams, who successfully defended her title in Rio, had embarked on a successful professional career and in 2018, within 18 months of doing so, had won a world title — the vacant WBO flyweight belt.
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Women’s boxing icon Nicola Adams, who recently announced her retirement, is from which country? United Kingdom
Two-time Olympic champion Nicola Adams, who recently announced her retirement, is related to which sports? Boxing