Nicola Adams. PIC: PA

Nicola Adams - How a kid from Ebor Gardens became the fighting pride of Leeds

Today we celebrate the career and achievements in photos of Leeds's own golden girl Nicola Adams.

Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 11:15 am

These photos showcase how the precocious kid from Ebor Gardens became one of Britain’s most recognisable faces. Her date with destiny started at a gym in Burmantofts just 12 taking her to the dizzy heights of double Olympic champion and beyond. And these photos from the YEP archive, PA and Getty showcase her astonishing journey in and out of the ring through the years. READ MORE: Nicola Adams to hang up gloves at 37 | Nicola Adams - "Why I am quitting the ring"

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