"I'm just about over my back problem and training has been going well," the Londoner told BBC Sport.
"Paris is another big step [towards the Olympics]. I'm quite confident that I can lift the weight I need."
“I try not to think about failing to qualify because that would just break my heart”
Zoe SmithCommonwealth bronze medallist
The Greenwich-born lifter added: "It will be my first major senior international competition. Obviously, I did the Commonwealths, but the Worlds are another level completely so it's a big step for me."
Great Britain will take a squad of eight weightlifters to the
, which are being held at Disneyland Paris.
The competition represents the first opportunity for athletes to achieve the lifts they need to qualify for the 2012 Olympics. However, reaching the Olympic standard of a combined 205kg lift in Paris would not guarantee Smith's participation in the -63kg event in London next year.
"Our qualifying period runs from November to May and I have to hit the total twice in that time," she said. "My biggest combined lift is 201 kilos, so I'm not far off the totals I need for London."
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