NICOLA ADAMS OBE
Championing our fight for a better world.
Nicola Adams OBE is Great Britain’s most successful female boxer of all time. At the London 2012 Olympic Games she became an icon after winning her country’s first ever female boxing Gold medal, a feat she repeated in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro to become the first British boxer to successfully defend their Olympic title for 92 years.
Between these Olympic victories, Nicola became Commonwealth and European Champion and was crowned World Champion in May 2016 to secure a grand slam of titles. Having won every title open to her in amateur boxing, she has since turned professional and has a current record of three wins and no defeats. In recognition of her services to boxing and unprecedented achievements, Nicola was appointed MBE in 2013 and OBE in 2016.
Nicola is a true champion in every sense of the word and, in 2015, she became an Ambassador of Fight for Peace, having previously visited both our Rio de Janeiro and London Academies. Since taking up the role, she has championed Fight for Peace’s work around the world, inspiring young women in particular to take up combat sports, attending training sessions and holding a number of events in the UK and Brazil together with our young people.
“I am really proud to be a Fight for Peace Ambassador and support this fantastic NGO in working with young people to realise their potential and prevent violence in their communities. Having visited Fight for Peace in both Rio and London, I am well aware of the important work that the organisation does on a global scale and I am delighted to have the chance to help to make a difference to young people’s lives and encourage more young females to become a part of this impressive and life-changing organisation.”