Updated: 09/08/2012 08:55 | By pa.press.net

No medals on day 12



Nicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medal

Nicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medal

Boxer Nicola Adams ensured she would take at least a silver home from London 2012 on a day which ended without a medal for Great Britain.

It was the first time Team GB had failed to swell their haul since the first day of the Games, with the biggest disappointment coming in the showjumping at Greenwich Park.

But there was good news nonetheless as Adams booked her place in the women's flyweight final, while sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark assured themselves of a medal in the women's 470 class.

Adams overcame five-time world champion Mary Kom in their semi-final at ExCeL to book a meeting with China's world number one Ren Cancan on Thursday.

"I've been training for this moment since I was 12 years old and to think it is finally here is just incredible," said Adams. "I am going to treat it like a normal tournament, and hopefully the crowd will give me a boost to edge away and get the gold. I've beaten her once before and I'm definitely confident I can go out and do it again."

Mills and Clark amassed a large enough points margin after the end of the opening 10-race series to be sure that they will leave with at least a bronze - and silver will be theirs as long as they are not disqualified or black flagged in Friday's medal race.

Elsewhere on the water, the women's match racing team and 49er boys of Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes saw their podium dreams ended.

Britain's hockey team also missed out on gold as they lost 2-1 to Argentina in their semi-final.

In the Olympic Stadium, there was an impressive performance from Lawrence Clark in the 110 metres hurdles. The Eton-educated 22-year-old ran a personal best of 13.31 seconds in his semi to sneak into the final as a fastest loser, then came fourth in the final in a time of 13.39secs.

In the women's long jump final, Britain's Shara Proctor could only finish ninth with a best of 6.55m in the first round. Meanwhile, Lisa Dobriskey and Laura Weightman reached the final of the 1500m, but Hannah England missed out - and Christian Malcolm failed to make the final of the 200m.

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No medals on day 12Boxer Nicola Adams ensured she would take at least a silver home from London 2012 on a day which ended without a medal for Great Britain.pa.press.net2012-08-09T08:55:582012-08-09T08:55:58Nicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalBoxer Nicola Adams ensured she would take at least a silver home from London 2012 on a day which ended without a medal for Great Britain.It was the first time Team GB had failed to swell their haul since the first day of the Games, with the biggest disappointment coming in the showjumping at Greenwich Park.But there was good news nonetheless as Adams booked her place in the women's flyweight final, while sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark assured themselves of a medal in the women's 470 class.Adams overcame five-time world champion Mary Kom in their semi-final at ExCeL to book a meeting with China's world number one Ren Cancan on Thursday."I've been training for this moment since I was 12 years old and to think it is finally here is just incredible," said Adams. "I am going to treat it like a normal tournament, and hopefully the crowd will give me a boost to edge away and get the gold. I've beaten her once before and I'm definitely confident I can go out and do it again."Mills and Clark amassed a large enough points margin after the end of the opening 10-race series to be sure that they will leave with at least a bronze - and silver will be theirs as long as they are not disqualified or black flagged in Friday's medal race.Elsewhere on the water, the women's match racing team and 49er boys of Stevie Morrison and Ben Rhodes saw their podium dreams ended.Britain's hockey team also missed out on gold as they lost 2-1 to Argentina in their semi-final.In the Olympic Stadium, there was an impressive performance from Lawrence Clark in the 110 metres hurdles. The Eton-educated 22-year-old ran a personal best of 13.31 seconds in his semi to sneak into the final as a fastest loser, then came fourth in the final in a time of 13.39secs.In the women's long jump final, Britain's Shara Proctor could only finish ninth with a best of 6.55m in the first round. Meanwhile, Lisa Dobriskey and Laura Weightman reached the final of the 1500m, but Hannah England missed out - and Christian Malcolm failed to make the final of the 200m.seo_keywordsOLY GB roundup W19Nicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medalNicola Adams has ensured she will win at least a silver medal

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