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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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Proud Kirkbride defies injury

British weightlifter Peter Kirkbride insists quitting never crossed his mind as he battled through a torn bicep to become an Olympian.

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Brave Kirkbride sets new PB

Weightlifter Peter Kirkbride overcame a torn bicep to fulfil his Olympic Games aspirations and record a total in the men's 94kg.

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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 Bronze

Biography

Peter Kirkbride is coached by Charles ‘Chick’ Hamilton who he claims has been the greatest influence on his career. He finished 17th in the 94kg at the European Championships in April.

His greatest achievement to date is winning silver at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010. He is the only Scot on the five-strong British weightlifting team.