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Mixed emotions for Smith after historic European bronze

Zoe Smith made history at the European Weightlifting Championships but admitted she didn’t realise it at first as she won bronze in Israel.

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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

AYOF 2013
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Starting out as a gymnast, Zoe Smith first participated in weightlifting aged 12 after being asked to make up the numbers for the Greenwich team at the London Youth Games.

Smith finished fourth in the 58kg at the European Championships in Turkey in April and is a world youth silver medallist from 2011. She broke six British records at the final Olympic trials in May 2012.