First News Olympic diary
17th August 2012
In her last Olympics report for First News, Sonali looks back at two of the biggest weeks in British sporting history...
''One of my favourite moments was being in Hyde Park to see triathlete Alistair Brownlee win GB’s first Olympic gold in the sport. What made his win even more special is that his little brother Jonny won bronze, so they got to stand on the podium together. It was the first time two brothers have won medals in the same event in more than 100 years.
London 2012 was the first Games where girls were allowed to join the boys in the boxing ring, so I felt privileged to see the bout that produced the first ever female Olympic boxing champion. What made it even more amazing is that it was a Brit – Nicola Adams – who made history.''
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