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Oliver improves at weightlifting’s World Championships

London 2012 Olympian Jack Oliver showed improvement as three Brits travelled to Wroclaw for weightlifting’s World Championships.

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Smith not named in British World weightlifting team

Commonwealth Games medallist Zoe Smith is not among the three athletes named in the British squad for next month's weightlifting World Champions...

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Weightlifting progress key after satisfying Games

Great Britain's weightlifting team will look back on the Olympics with satisfaction but know obvious progress must be continued if they are to r...

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Weightlifter Kirkbride ready for Games

Weightlifter Peter Kirkbride may be a Commonwealth Games silver medallist but he knows the Olympic Games are a different prospect.

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Weightlifter Smith 'needs to kick on'

Retired double Olympian Michaela Breeze wants to see Zoe Smith not just to take her remaining British records but also turn it up a notch and re...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Jack Oliver is the youngest of the three men competing at London 2012 and is currently studying classics at the University of Leeds.

Oliver began his weightlifting career at the age of 14 and won Commonwealth Junior Championship gold in 2011 and senior bronze the same year. Oliver placed 17th in the 77kg at the European Championships in April.