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Boxer Nicola Adams has yet another reason to smile.
As well as winning two Olympic gold medals, the boxer can now add “immortalized into a Barbie doll” to her already impressive resume.
Yes, Nicola Adams has been transformed into a Barbie doll, in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Her doll will be part of Barbie’s ‘Shero’ range, which aims to honor women, as well as empower the next generation of young girls.
“Empowering the next generation of kids is something I’m passionate about and it’s great to work with Barbie to share my story,” Nicola Adams said about her plastic transformation.
“My hope is that everything I do helps more people realize they can do anything they put their mind to.
“Without my own role models, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”
Nicola’s Barbie comes complete with her very own mini boxing gloves – of course! – as well as an outfit emblazoned with her trademark ‘Lioness’ nickname and distinctive cropped hairdo.
Nicola isn’t the only famous face to be immortalized. She joins the likes of plus-size model Ashley Graham, film director Ava DuVernay, ballet dancer Misty Copeland and fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, among others.
International Women’s Day takes place tomorrow; how will you be celebrating?