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GB's Adams goes for first world gold

Nicola Adams

AIBA World Championship
Venue: Astana, Kazakhstan Date: Friday, 27 May Time: 10:00 BST
Coverage: Live BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website and app

Great Britain’s Nicola Adams will attempt to complete a full set of major international medals when she fights for World Championship gold on Friday.

The Olympic and European champion, 33, faces Thailand’s Peamwilai Laopeam in the flyweight final at 10:00 BST.

Adams earned a unanimous verdict over home fighter Zhaina Shekerbekova in the semi-final in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Briton Savannah Marshall lost to Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands in her middleweight semi-final.

Adams, who has already qualified for this summer’s Olympics in Rio, has won silver at the World Championships three times.

Marshall, 25, will return from Astana with a bronze medal having also secured her place at Rio.

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