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Dee Adams paints a pillar box in honour of her daughter's Olympic Gold (City Centre)
Colour image10th August, 2012. Image shows Dee Adams, the proud mother of Olympic Gold Medallist (2012), Nicola Adams, as she gives a formerly red pillar box in Cookridge Street a lick of gold paint. The two pillar boxes, adjacent to the art gallery, are being given the gold treatment in honour of Nicola's outstanding achievement. She won through to the woman's flyweight 51 kg final at the London 2012 Olympic Games where she beat Ren Cancan from China, 16-7. Nicola Adams, who is from Burmantofts, was the first woman boxer to represent England when she was only 18. She went on to win a European Boxing Medal in 2007 and since 2009 has received sponsorship from the International Olympic Committee. Royal Mail has honoured each Team GB Gold Medallist with a gold pillar box in their home town. It has also issued special stamps to commemorate the success of each Gold Medal winner. Photograph by Ian Nipper.
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Dee Adams shows the First Class stamp design in honour of her Gold Medallist daughter, boxer Nicola Adams (City Centre)
Colour image10th August, 2012. Image shows Dee Adams as she proudly shows off the design of the First Class stamp produced by Royal Mail in celebration of her daughter Nicola's boxing success at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Nicola Adams, a woman's flyweight boxer, won her Gold Medal when she beat the Chinese competitor, Ren Cancan, in the 51 kg final, 16-7. Dee Adams stands between the two Royal Mail pillar boxes, next to the art gallery, on Cookridge Street. The pillar boxes are also getting the 'gold' treatment as a tribute to Nicola, who is from Burmantofts. Each Gold Medallist from Team GB in the London 2012 Olympic Games has been honoured by a gold pillar box in their home town. Photograph by Ian Nipper.
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Fred Marsh and Nat Thewlis demonstrate their weight-lifting ability. (Morley) (1 comment)
Black & White image1930s. View of two weight-lifters hailing from Morley, Fred Marsh (above) and Nat Thewlis (on the ground). They often teamed up as "The Hercules Brothers", giving demonstrations of strength and skill. Fred Marsh represented Great Britain in the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, and Nat Thewlis was a British Champion wrestler between 1930 and 1935, firstly at 9 stones then at 10 stones..
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Fred Marsh and Nat Thewlis show off their prowess. (Morley)
Black & White image1930s. Image shows two champion weight-lifters from Morley, Nat Thewlis, left, and Fred Marsh, right, as they show off their prowess. They often teamed up as "The Hercules Brothers", giving demonstrations of strength and skill. Fred Marsh represented Great Britain in the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, and Nat Thewlis was British champion between 1930 and 1935, firstly at nine stones and then ten stones.
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Freddy Marsh in his International Outfit (Unknown)
Black & White image1930s. Image shows Morley's Freddy Marsh, a champion weight-lifter, as he poses in his international outfit. He represented Great Britain in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. The exact location of where this photograph was taken is unknown.
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