She'll be in the record books

Women's boxing is brand new to the Summer Olympics in 2012 and 17-year-old U.S. boxer Claressa Shields has carved her name in the record books as the first middleweight gold medalist. She won a 19-12 decision over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova Thursday (Aug. 9) and says of her gold medal, "I will probably wear the medal everyday for the first year."<Br><BR>-- <i><a href="http://twitter.com/andrealeigh203">Andrea Reiher</a>, <a href="http://www.zap2it.com">Zap2it</a></i>

( Getty Images / August 9, 2012 )

Women's boxing is brand new to the Summer Olympics in 2012 and 17-year-old U.S. boxer Claressa Shields has carved her name in the record books as the first middleweight gold medalist. She won a 19-12 decision over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova Thursday (Aug. 9) and says of her gold medal, "I will probably wear the medal everyday for the first year."

-- Andrea Reiher, Zap2it

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