Zoe Smith overcomes injury and exams to win weightlifting silver at the Commonwealth Games as England team mate Jack Oliver also scoops second at Gold Coast



Zoe Smith overcame a crippling back injury and combining training with working in a bubble tea cafe and studying for her A-Levels to claim a third Commonwealth Games weightlifting medal.
England's Smith finished with silver with a combined weight of 207kg as Canada's Maude Charron won gold in the women's 63kg class with 220kg.
The Londoner defied UK Sport's funding cut of weightlifting and a back injury which required an epidural and left her fearful she would be unable to lift the 15kg bar to add to her Commonwealth collection.
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7 April 2018 in Sport, Views: 46
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