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Great Britain Weightlifting Team

Great Britain's weightlifters broke 21 national records at the World Championships in Disneyland Paris and were afforded a little time off after their encouraging performances. BBC Sport's Nick Hope caught up with Commonwealth bronze medallist Zoe Smith and her team-mates Hannah Powell and Gareth Evans as they checked out a little more of the venue...


GB weightlifters achieve big totals ahead of Euros

Great Britain's weightlifters head to Turkey this week for the European Championships, where they hope to achieve lifts which will take them one step closer to qualifying for London 2012. BBC Sport's Nick Hope caught up with some of the 12-strong team members who were going for big totals in their final training session in Leeds ahead of the 2012 Euros.


Station Amsterdam Centraal

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928.


Pictures of the day: 1 August 2012

A young Team GB fan shows off her country's colours during the women's 63kg weightlifting final at ExCeL


Zoe Smith to compete at Weightlifting Youth Worlds

Commonwealth bronze medallist Zoe Smith will compete in her last Youth World Championships in May after being named in the Great Britain team for Peru.

Wondrous Weightlifter Team GB Olympic Minifigures All Minifigure packets will be opened to guarantee the correct Minifigure – Comes complete with opened packets leaflet and accessories

Go Team GB! Sir Chris Hoy waves the flag for Britain as he leads out our athletes to rapturous Olympic Stadium crowd

Japan's outfits matched the colour of their national flag and they were led out by Saori Yoshida, a weightlifter who has already won two Olympic gold medals


Zoe Smith of Great Britain set a new British record in clean and jerk of 121kg during the women's 58kg Weightlifting on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympics at ExCel