Boxing: Adams hails Leeds’ young sporting stars

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LEEDS boxing star Nicola Adams hailed the strength of her city’s sporting stars at Thursday night’s 2015 Leeds Sports Awards.

For once, Adams had to settle for a supporting role as the London 2012 flyweight champion was edged out by fellow Commonwealths Games gold medallist but diver Rebecca Gallantree who was named Sportswoman of the Year.

Jonathan Gillespie presents the Sportswoman of the Year Highly Commended award to Nicola Adams at the Leeds Sports Awards.

Jonathan Gillespie presents the Sportswoman of the Year Highly Commended award to Nicola Adams at the Leeds Sports Awards.

Adams was Highly Commended alongside middle-distance runner Laura Weightman and triathlete Vicky Holland but is merely happy to be part of such a thriving Leeds sporting scene.

My way: Natasha Gale at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield where she is training to emulate her heroine Nicola Adams, just dont dare suggest she is the next Adams. (Picture: Andrew Roe)

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