Tom Daley is hoping to take home Olympic gold in the 10m diving tomorrow night as he gears up for the preliminary rounds in the London 2012 Aquatics Centre tonight. Daley's evening began controversially as he strode belligerently towards the senior official of the competition to lodge an irate protest after his first dive. More About Tom Daley Itv Rio Olympics Olympics … We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Page 3 Profile: Tom Daley, Olympic diver. % with James Denny At the World Championships held in Kazan, Russia, Daley won the gold medal with Rebecca Gallantree in the inaugural team event competition (Daley diving twice from the 10m platform and once from the 3m springboard, Gallantree diving once from the platform and twice from the springboard). [28], Daley took his GCSEs in small batches to fit around his diving commitments. [123], In a statement made on the eve of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018, Daley called on Commonwealth countries to repeal their anti-gay laws. Tom Daley: Diving For Gold is on ITV at 8pm on July 30. [21] At 13 he became a celebrity supporter of Childline, a children's helpline run by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), and at that time it was revealed that he had been bullied eighteen months earlier. Kelna, Martha. Daley qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in the individual 10m dive competition and, following the retirement of 2004 silver medallist Leon Taylor, in the 10m platform synchro competition. In 2017, he won World silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3-metre springboard synchronised event. "[111] When asked about his coming to terms with his same-sex attraction and his relationship with Black, he said: "I'd been in relationships with girls where I'd had sexual feelings, but it became so much more intense when I met Lance. Blake Aldridge and Tom Daley, Diving, Video Diary 1- Beijing 2008. Follow @StandardShowbiz for more entertainment news. Tom boy: Tom Daley recovered after a tricky start. with Jack Laugher So far, the London 2012 Olympics have not been rosy for Tom or for the Team GB diving team in general. Interview With Tom Daley Following His Olympic 10m Diving Heartbreak. Daley was born in Plymouth, Devon, England, the son of Debbie (née Selvester) and Robert Daley. When you compete in the Olympic Games and you win a bronze medal 雷 Tom Daley. He had offered an exemplary performance under the most intense scrutiny. In January 2008, Daley won the 10m platform event at the British Championships and become the youngest winner of the senior British 10 m title. At 18, Daley delivered the most heart-warming bronze medal of these Games. In April he won the 10m competition at the Edinburgh leg of the Diving World Series, but while subsequently training for the Diving Grand Prix event at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Daley injured his elbow and was forced to withdraw from the Fort Lauderdale competition and the subsequent DWS event in Mexico. * with Alicia Blagg [97] In the synchronised 10m platform competition, Daley and Goodfellow won the competition, but they were the only entrants in the competition after Lee and James Denny withdrew following a power cut at the venue. When you compete in the Olympic Games and you win a bronze medal 雷 Tom Daley. Cheering crowds welcome London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning. 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British champion in all events (1 m, 3 m, platform) in 2004, 2005 and 2006 in the relevant age group. And he thoroughly deserved the ovation he received from the crowd, which included David Beckham, as he walked around the pool as flags were waved in his honour. Official profile of Olympic athlete Thomas DALEY (born 21 May 1994), including games, medals, results, photos, videos and news. Daley's participation in competitive diving in 2013 was seriously restricted by an injury in May. [30], In 2012, Daley finished his two-year A-level studies[31] in mathematics, Spanish and photography. He also competed in the 14–15 category at the 2005 Aachen Junior International, placing second in platform and third in 3 m springboard. The following day he also won gold in the 10m Individual Platform competition. [68] Three weeks later, in the Moscow event, Daley won silver in the individual platform event, while the pairing finished fifth in the synchro. Now he is unafraid to consider himself to be responsible, in some part, for the future of his mum and brothers. Olympic Games 2012. Now Daley is training for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. [46] The pair achieved a silver medal in the 10m synchronised event at Fort Lauderdale on 8 May 2009. Chinese pair Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang claimed gold in Monday's men's synchronized ten meter diving final. At the British National Diving Cup, the British Championships, held in January, Daley won a gold in the individual 10m platform competition with 545.80 points, ahead of Matty Lee on 461.00 and Dan Goodfellow on 419.35 points. [81][82], In January 2013, Daley was involved in the ITV celebrity diving show Splash!, where he was an expert adviser to the celebrity contestants. Tom Daley reflects on winning his first Olympic medal with 10m Platform bronze at London 2012. The usual minimum age is fifteen. [83] While the show got a largely negative critical response, it nevertheless got the largest ratings on each of the five Saturday nights it was broadcast, and was renewed for a second season in 2014. For the 2016 season Daley was paired with Daniel Goodfellow for the 10m men's platform synchro competition, with a view to competing in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in this sport. He said: "I've never been happier. [76]), It was hoped that the 10m men's synchronised platform event, on the first Monday of the Games, would provide Daley and Waterfield with an opportunity to supply Team GB's first medal of the Games. Later in 2007, he won the senior platform title at the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) National Championships, the national championship for English divers. [18], From age 11 to 14 Daley attended Eggbuckland Community College. The comments below have not been moderated. The reigning world champions scored 99.36 with … "USA diving has four medals at the (London) Olympics, and maybe 1992 was … In August 2010, Daley attended the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, intending to defend his individual 10m title. [77] It's one of those things I have wanted for so long, to compete in front of a home crowd and I wanted it to go the way I wanted it to. The GB divers in the end, took fourth place. He said: "I'd never felt the feeling of love, it happened so quickly, I was completely overwhelmed by it to the point I can't get him out of my head all the time. No child unwrapping his gifts at Christmas has ever looked happier than Daley when he received his Olympic medal here last night. Competing with a persistent thumb injury, Daley won the silver medal with synchro-partner Callum Johnstone in the 10m synchronised-diving final. 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