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Countdown to Rio: Weightlifter Zoe Smith

Home nations enjoyed their most successful Commonwealth Games ever in Glasgow. But who were the stars of the Games, whose targets have now been ...

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Smith makes her point with Commonwealth Games gold

It was like a game of poker but with weights instead of chips and Zoe Smith had the straight face and the royal flush as she proved her critics ...

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Weightlifter Smith already looking to Rio Olympics

Weightlifter Zoe Smith admits thoughts of starring at the 2016 Rio Olympics are already at the forefront of her mind.

Smith enjoyed her O...

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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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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.