Who is Nicola Adams? Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist

Meet the Olympic boxer hoping to win voter gold this Sunday on BBC1

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Sports Personality of the Year 2016 shortlist: Nicola Adams

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Age: 34

Twitter: @NicolaAdamsMBE

2016 highlight Winning Olympic boxing gold in Rio 2016, becoming the first British boxer to retain an Olympic title for 92 years.

What the commentator said: “Nicola Adams takes gold again. That lovely smile, and a little clenched fist of salute. Back to back Olympic champion!”

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Read more: Nicola Adams to guest edit the Today programme in the show’s first ever all-female line-up

Watch Nicola Adams in the Rio 2016 final

Sports Personality of the Year 2016: who will win?

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Nicola
Adams

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Gareth
Bale

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Alistair
Brownlee

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Sophie
Christiansen

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Kadeena
Cox

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Mo
Farah

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Jason
Kenny

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Laura
Kenny

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Andy
Murray

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Adam
Peaty

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Kate
Richardson-Walsh

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Nick
Skelton

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Sarah
Storey

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Jamie
Vardy

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Max
Whitlock

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Danny
Willett