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...

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...

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.

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.

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

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

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928.  http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928. http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

Isle of Man / Ellan Vannin / Ilha de Man (UK) (Reino Unido)

Isle of Man / Ellan Vannin / Ilha de Man (UK) (Reino Unido)

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.

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.

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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

The Olympics  For me the Olympics is the greatest sporting event. I get to watch…

The Olympics For me the Olympics is the greatest sporting event. I get to watch…

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

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

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