LONDON – An angry British female Olympic weightlifter put an online bully in his place with a spirited and eloquent response to a series of offensive Twitter taunts.

British Olympic female weightlifter fires back at her Twitter bullies

LONDON – An angry British female Olympic weightlifter put an online bully in his place with a spirited and eloquent response to a series of offensive Twitter taunts.

Taken from British Olympic weightlifter @ZoePabloSmith's Twitter images. Inspiring woman.

Taken from British Olympic weightlifter @ZoePabloSmith's Twitter images. Inspiring woman.

Olympic weightlifter responds to sexist tweets: "We don’t lift weights in order to look hot, especially for the likes of men like that. What makes them think that we even WANT them to find us attractive? If you do, thanks very much, we’re flattered. But if you don’t, why do you really need to voice this opinion in the first place, and what makes you think we actually give a toss that you, personally, do not find us attractive?"

Olympic weightlifter responds to sexist tweets: "We don’t lift weights in order to look hot, especially for the likes of men like that. What makes them think that we even WANT them to find us attractive? If you do, thanks very much, we’re flattered. But if you don’t, why do you really need to voice this opinion in the first place, and what makes you think we actually give a toss that you, personally, do not find us attractive?"

Weightlifting. Zoe Smith, 58kg category. Zoe can snatch what I can deadlift...

Olympics weightlifting: Zoe Smith hits back at Twitter critics

Weightlifting. Zoe Smith, 58kg category. Zoe can snatch what I can deadlift...

Zoe Smith takes on everyone:  An Olympian weightlifter's blog responds to the men -- and women -- who hate on bodies different from their own  By Mary Elizabeth Williams @ Salon

Zoe Smith takes on everyone

Zoe Smith takes on everyone: An Olympian weightlifter's blog responds to the men -- and women -- who hate on bodies different from their own By Mary Elizabeth Williams @ Salon

Britain's 58kg Olympic Weightlifer Zoe Williams in white lace attending the British Olympic Ball.

Have some of that, trolls! Teenage record breaker Zoe Smith silences vicious Twitter bullies with inspiring Olympic performance

Britain's 58kg Olympic Weightlifer Zoe Williams in white lace attending the British Olympic Ball.

Paper plates for British Vogue. Shona Heath set designer shot by her husband Tim Gutt.

Paper plates for British Vogue. Shona Heath set designer shot by her husband Tim Gutt.

Zoe Smith breaks british olympic record -day 3

Olympics weightlifting: Zoe Smith hits back at Twitter critics

UK Olympic weightlifter, Ellie Blenkinsop, wearing KT Tape. Ellie's currently training for the British Championships after winning the South West's at the end of last year.

UK Olympic weightlifter, Ellie Blenkinsop, wearing KT Tape. Ellie's currently training for the British Championships after winning the South West's at the end of last year.

A twist in the plan and now it’s a snatch, Olympic Weightlifter Rachel Siemens - extraordinary change in life as she motivates and coaches others on her way to the Commonwealth Games! Victoria British Columbia Canada. Woman with power. Full story at http://www.vic42.com/siemens-rachel

A twist in the plan and now it’s a snatch, Olympic Weightlifter Rachel Siemens - extraordinary change in life as she motivates and coaches others on her way to the Commonwealth Games! Victoria British Columbia Canada. Woman with power. Full story at http://www.vic42.com/siemens-rachel

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