Boxing star David Haye believes champions such as Nicola Adams can help Team GB equal its “unprecedented” medal haul achieved in the ring at London 2012.
GB won three golds, a silver and a bronze in the capital and the former heavyweight and cruiserweight world champion said: “Boxing did well at London. I’m confident we can bring home medals at Rio. The team seem confident and are fighting well.”
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“Girls want to be her— she is a fantastic role model. She is in fantastic shape, she’s committed and she’s a lovely, genuine person. She ticks all the boxes. She will do well this year.”
The Londoner, who has launched several business ventures during his career, was speaking at a promotion for new recruitment app Syft, which he has invested in.