By Gary Anderson

July 6 - Nicola Adams boxingLondon 2012 gold medallists Nicola Adams and Katie Taylor added more titles to their collections following victories at the European Boxing Confederation (EUBC) Women Elite, Youth and Junior Boxing Championships at the Hall-Helikon Sport and Conference Hotel, in Kszethely, Hungary.

Olympic lightweight champion Taylor, who also picked up the boxer of the tournament award, defeated Estelle Mossely of France in the final of the 60 kilograms category by a unanimous points decision to claim her fifth successive European Union title.

"I'm delighted," said the 27-year-old Irish boxer, speaking after what was victory number 138 out of 144 career outings and her 54th successive championship win.

"It's been a tough week here but it's great to be back in a tournament for the first time since the Olympic Games."

Fellow Olympic gold medallist, Adams, won her second European Union title, to add to her success in Katowice in 2011, following a relatively comfortable victory over Stoyka Petrova from Bulgaria, who she also beat in the quarter-finals at London 2012, on her way to claiming the gold medal in the flyweight category.

"It's gone better than I could have imagined," said Adams.

"I came here wanting gold and I got what I wanted, my wish came true.

"Boxing is my passion, and that's what I am all about so it's nice to take home a gold medal."

Adam's teammates Lisa Whiteside and Savannah Marshall joined the 30-year-old from Leeds at the top of the podium, following victories in the 51kg and 75kg finals respectively.

Whiteside, 27, who could not compete at last year's Olympic Games because her weight class was not included in the women's programme, overcame Alice Sramkova from the Czech Republic, knocking her opponent down in the first round.

Katie Taylor celebrating victory London 2012Ireland's Olympic gold medallist Katie Taylor has won 138 out of 144 career fights following victory at the EUBC European Union Women Championships in Kszethely

Marshall defeated the Netherland's Nouchka Mirielle Fountin in the middleweight final to add to her success at the 2012 International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Boxing Championships in Qinhuangdo, China.

The locals were treated to a home victory in the 64kg final as Nagy Bianka secured a unanimous points decision win over Martina Schmoranzova from the Czech Republic, while fellow Hungarian Maria Kovacs also won gold in the 81kg final with victory over Germany's Sarah Scheurich.

In the 57kg category, a split decision in favour of Mariza Davide saw the Italian scrape past Ornella Wahner from Germany while the judges were also divided when awarding Serbia's Marija Stjanovic the gold medal in the 69kg final against French woman Erika Guerrier.

Ireland's Lianne Murphy could not match the gold won by her compatriot Taylor earlier in the day, as she lost out to Emine Bozduman from Turkey in the 81+kg decider.

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