At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Daniel Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronised 10m platform. London 2012 Olympics: Tom Daley coach Andy Banks backs him to again triumph after adversity Andy Banks, the Plymouth diving coach who has guided the career of Tom Daley … Daley has won world, European and Commonwealth title and aims to add Olympic gold at the 2016 Rio Games. BeanymanSports. In 2015, he partnered with Rebecca Gallantree to the inaugural mixed team World title, while in 2016 he won a second Olympic bronze in the men's synchronised 10-metre platform, with Daniel Goodfellow. From the moment he was selected to dive in Beijing, he was anointed the poster boy of London 2012. Tom Daley celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. Tom Daley has insisted he is not competing for second place at London 2012 because China — who won all 10 gold diving gold medals at last year’s World Championships — are beatable. Banks was the first to hug him, a clasp round the shoulders that acknowledged how far they had travelled together. Olympic Gold Medal winning diver Tom Daley of Great Britain poses for a portrait during a break from training for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at the Rampa da Pedra Bonita on January 18, 2015 in Rio de... Obtenez des photos d'actualité haute résolution de qualité sur Getty Images Tom Daley: Diving For Gold is on ITV at 8pm on July 30. 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. [42][43] In March 2009 he improved his personal best to 540.70 in coming third at a Diving World Series event in China,[44] and the following month he improved it to 540.85 while finishing second at the World Series event in Sheffield. He competed in his second Olympics in 2012 and won an individual bronze medal. He was unable to defend his 10m synchronised title, as his dive partner Blake Aldridge had been injured in a brawl at a nightclub several days before the championships and was unable to dive. He wore a smile the width of the diving pool. Daley was warned by British Swimming chief executive David Sparkes that taking part in the series would risk damaging his chances of winning an Olympic gold medal in the future.[84]. Daley won his age group at the British Championships in the 1 m springboard, the 3 m springboard, and platform in 2004, 2005, and 2006. [62], In the 2011 World Championships, held in Shanghai, China, he was again paired with Waterfield in the 10m synchro event. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronized 10m platform. [66], Following a clear-the-air meeting between Daley, Evangulov, and Daley's representatives, Daley participated in the 2012 FINA Diving World Series. It's going to be great. James Lawton: Oldest teenager Tom Daley labours under pressure. Their score was a British record and Daley became the youngest ever male medallist in a world diving event. Tom Daley London 2012: the magnificent seven Olympics 2012… On 12 October 2010, Daley attended the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. Tom Daley. When you compete in the Olympic Games and you win a bronze medal 雷 Tom Daley. The following day he also won gold in the 10m Individual Platform competition. Surprise winner: David Boudia celebrates his gold for USA. [24] Daley was praised in the media for speaking out about his problem. In August 2010, Daley attended the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, intending to defend his individual 10m title. 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. He met the qualification standard for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but was not selected for the England team because of his age. 2012 London Olympics: USA’s David Boudia Claims Diving Gold on Platform; Tom Daley Excites Crowd With Bronze After Appealing for Re-Dive Left Sidebar by Archive Team Competing with a persistent thumb injury, Daley won the silver medal with synchro-partner Callum Johnstone in the 10m synchronised-diving final. [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. 2:19. A month after his appearance at the Olympics, Daley participated in the FINA Junior World Championships for the first time (being too young to enter before). His coach, Andy Banks, had already arrived to register his own displeasure at the number of flash bulbs from cameras within the audience. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. In 2017, he won World silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3-metre springboard synchronised event. He has subsequently posted a number of other videos with Black, as well as regular vlogs and fitness videos. I did absolutely everything and with a shaky start having to do a re-dive because of the flash photography. Comment. Page 3 Profile: Tom Daley, Olympic diver. 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. [103] At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea, Daley and Lee finished in the bronze position in the 10m synchro. [47] Daley won the individual event in a new personal best of 554.90, scoring a perfect set of seven 10s for one of his dives. Gordon Brown, then Prime Minister, was in the best seats when Daley finished eighth in the Olympic final four years ago. A much better performance in the semi-finals the next morning left Daley in fourth position on 521.10 points, behind Qiu Bo on 563.55, Lin Yue on 541.80, and Boudia on 531.15. [120] The family live in London. The vocal crowd were on-brand with their Team GB chants as the night ended with … [46] The pair achieved a silver medal in the 10m synchronised event at Fort Lauderdale on 8 May 2009. Home News. [34] Daley and Aldridge won bronze in synchro at the 2008 FINA Diving World Cup. [27] A few weeks later it was confirmed that Daley had enrolled at Plymouth College. Tom Daley is a British diver who has competed at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic games. Named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2007, 2009 and 2010 (only person ever to win this award more than once). Olympics 2012: What to Watch Today – Tom Daley goes for gold and Zara Phillips goes cross country. Ratings were not as good as the first season, and the show was cancelled. [28], Daley took his GCSEs in small batches to fit around his diving commitments. Only a few years ago, this was a distant dream. The 18-year-old poster boy of the 2012 Games became the first Briton to win a medal in the discipline since 1960 and lost out on a gold only in the final round to the eventual winner, the … Daley, one of the poster boys of the London 2012 Olympics, celebrated by hugging his coaching staff and waving to his family in the stands, before diving into the … Tom Daley wins gold… in the Team GB Twitter Olympics medal table. In March 2008, Daley became the youngest person to win a gold medal at the European Championships, held in Eindhoven. That spoiled the gold-medal hopes of Britain's Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield, who were shut out after a major mistake. The GB divers in the end, took fourth place. Show us your medal: Tom Daley shows off his Olympic bronze medal, Here we go: Daley is thrown into the pool after winning his bronze medal. Published: 21:59 GMT, 11 August 2012 | Updated: 15:00 GMT, 12 August 2012. Daley is still only 18, he was in the last Olympics at just age 14. "[107][108] Daley said that it had been a tough decision to speak out about his private life. Daley was not the least bit disappointed. At 18, Daley delivered the most heart-warming bronze medal of these Games. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display skip to content [59] He won BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2010 for the third time in his career, and is the first person to receive this award three times. The fact that I qualified at the weekend and am taking the first dive is a complete privilege. The Tom-speculation was feverish. Now he is unafraid to consider himself to be responsible, in some part, for the future of his mum and brothers. He was awarded a re-dive - and Daley seized the moment to deliver his backward two-and-a-half somersaults, twoand- a-half twists with pike with such a distinct improvement that he was in third place after the first round. Daley was born in Plymouth, Devon, England, the son of Debbie (née Selvester) and Robert Daley. [25][26], Daley was offered a full scholarship to board at independent school Brighton College, but his father turned this down due to the distance from home, and entered negotiations with local independent school Plymouth College, which had offered him a "very significant scholarship". In the synchro event, he and Goodfellow medalled at each of the four competitions, earning two silver and two bronze medals. London 2012: Tom Daley's bronze sparks the Olympics' best pool party . Only a final dive of supreme excellence from America's David Boudia, to claim the gold, and another from China's Qiu Bo, deprived him of a medal of a more dazzling colour. Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display skip to content When Aldridge missed the British Championships because of the injury sustained in the nightclub incident, Daley's father said he'd like his son to have a different diving partner. Daley and Denny dropped marks on their final dive to finish with a total of 403.74, while both Belarus and Ukraine posted their highest scores. In the FINA Diving World Series, Daley came third in the 10m platform competition at the Beijing round, scoring 525.05 points, behind China's Cao Yuan on 579.45 and Qiu Bo on 534.05 points.[88]. For the 2011 season, Daley was paired in the synchronised competitions with 2004 Athens Olympic silver medallist Peter Waterfield in British Swimming's continuing efforts to find the best synchro pairing for the 2012 Olympics. Tom Daley has claimed that he is not ruling out the possibility of winning a gold medal at the Olympics.. Sochi 2014 . [15]His early diving hero was Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie, who won gold at the 1998 Commonwealth Games at the age of 13,[16] and British diver Leon Taylor, who later mentored him. This page was last edited on 9 December 2020, at 20:55. having to adjust to growing by over 6 ins in a year. After the London Games, he gained celebrity status and … "USA diving has four medals at the (London) Olympics, and maybe 1992 was … London 2012 Olympics: Tom Daley admits his late father will be on his mind as he looks to outperform 'robot' Qiu Bo People mean well. In the week before the competition Waterfield was struck by a flu-like illness for five days, and consequently they finished in sixth place. [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. [121] Daley and Black do not share pictures with their son's face online or on social media accounts. In 2014 Daley hosted a six-part travel series for ITV2 called Tom Daley Goes Global. @ with Peter Waterfield European Champion Tom Daley talks exclusively to BBC Sport's Nick Hope about how proud he is to be selected for the Team GB Olympic squad.. His favourite choice was "How Long Will I Love You" by Ellie Goulding. He competed in his second Olympics in 2012 and won an individual bronze medal. London 2012 Olympics: Tom Daley, Peter Waterfield fail to win synchronised diving medal. Tom Daley wins Diving World Series gold medal. London 2012 Olympics: Tom Daley enjoying life in the athletes' village ahead of Games Team GB's diving medal hopeful Tom Daley has given his seal of … Briefly, he held top spot; but then Boudia and Bo flew without mishap and the bronze was his. As he grabbed a Union flag, to be worn like a cloak on a celebratory lap of honour, cameramen scrambled to find the best angle to photograph him. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. I remember an interview about one of his biggest problems since i.e. [77] Tom Daley has claimed that he is not ruling out the possibility of winning a gold medal at the Olympics.. [18], In June 2004, the month after his tenth birthday,[19] he won the platform competition in the National Junior (under-18) group, making him the youngest winner of that event. Follow @StandardShowbiz for more entertainment news. [127][128][129][130] Prime Minister Theresa May said she "deeply regretted" Britain's historical legacy of anti-gay laws across the British Commonwealth. Great Britain are proud to have one of the world's premier divers competing for a gold medal this summer at the 2012 Olympic Games, but Tom Daley isn't … Tom Daley spectacularly won the Olympic medal his late father Rob always believed was his destiny. Chinese pair Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang claimed gold in Monday's men's synchronized ten meter diving final. ** semi-final result, Daley created a YouTube channel on 23 August 2010. He received an A* in his Photography A-level, and an A in his Spanish and Maths A-levels.[32]. At the British Gas Diving Championships held at his home pool in Plymouth on 8–10 February, Daley only competed in the individual 10-metre platform event, which he won with 501.00 points, ahead of James Denny on 374.90 points and Daniel Goodfellow on 340.25 points. Second life: Tom Daley was allowed to repeat his first dive after complaining about the camera flashes, Top man: But Tom Daley had some tough competition. Daley won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in the 10-metre individual and synchronized event with Max Brick. He was considered a medal prospect for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London from this time, and was one of the British Olympians being tracked through the years leading up to London 2012 by the BBC television series Olympic Dreams. 307C: Reverse 3 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.4 Tariff), 407C: Inward 3 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.2 Tariff), 5172B: Forward 3 1/2 Somersault w/ 1 Twist Piked (3.6 Tariff), 626B: Armstand Back Triple Somersault Piked (3.5 Tariff), 109C: Forward 4 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.7 Tariff), 207B: Back 3 1/2 Somersault Piked (3.6 Tariff). Fun and frolics on the top diving board at pre-Olympics training session Tom Daley's senior medal haul Olympics: 2012, bronze £ with Matty Lee On 22 July 2017 he won the gold medal in the 10m platform event at the FINA World Championships held in Budapest. His first competition was the National Novice Championships in April 2003 where he won a medal in the 8/9-year-old boys category. Rio 2016 . Britain has only won three water-sport medals this Games, far fewer that the host country had been hoping for. I just can't wait to go and see my family and just have a massive bundle. [17] Daley won the 2007 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Young Personality award. In the first event held in Dubai, Daley and Waterfield finished 4th in the 10m synchro event, while Daley won silver in the individual 10m event. Last night Tom Daley's brave performance may not have won him the Olympic title, but it enhanced his reputation as a young man who is destined to remain at the forefront of British public life. Official profile of Olympic athlete Thomas DALEY (born 21 May 1994), including games, medals, results, photos, videos and news. Daley finished in fourth place, with a score of 519.70 points – his second highest score of the season (just 0.8 points away from bronze).[55]. Daley also competes in synchronised and team events. 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British champion in all events (1 m, 3 m, platform) in 2004, 2005 and 2006 in the relevant age group. [91], For the 2015 season, Daley dropped the "demon dive" (backward 2.5 somersault with 2.5 twists, piked) which he had experienced difficulty with for several years, and replaced it with a forward 3.5 somersaults with one twist, which he called his "firework" dive and displayed for the first time at the British championships in Plymouth in February. photo of Bronze Olympic Medal Celebrations 2012 (11/08/12) for fans of Tom Daley. The Tom-toms were beating. 2:12. [10][79], At the 19th FINA World Junior Diving Championships, held in October 2012 in Adelaide, Australia, Daley lead a strong British team and rather unexpectedly won the Boys "A" 3m synchronised springboard competition together with Jack Laugher, who had won the individual 3m competition, they had had little practice together. However, an injury to his triceps muscle in the 10m synchro competition forced his withdrawal from the synchro and individual 10m competitions, and placed his participation in the inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore in the following two weeks in doubt. On the most important night of his life, Daley reacted to the burden of expectation on him with the ice-cold demeanour of a man untouched by nerves, and undiminished by the enormity of his task. From the section Olympics. [10], After the 2012 Summer Olympics and a summer of great sporting interest amongst the public in the UK, television network ITV approached Daley to have a role in their new celebrity diving reality TV show Splash! [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. Diver Tom Daley eyes Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro Team GB diver Tom Daley speaks to the BBC about his quest to win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 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). [80], In the 10m individual platform event, Daley won the competition with a score of 663.95, ahead of Yang Jian on 611.95 and Chen Aisen on 597.20, scoring five 10's and two 9.5's on his fifth dive. Tom Daley Takes 10m Bronze in Beijing | FINA/NVC Diving World Series - Beijing 2017. I really believe that." In 2007 he also began to compete on International Swimming Federation's (FINA) international diving circuit of Grand Prix and World Series events, twice finishing fourth in individual competition. [75], In Britain Daley had long been considered one of the "poster boys" of the 2012 Summer Olympics, (literally – an 80-foot tall banner depicting him adorned the John Lewis department store in Cardiff, while a 40-foot tall banner of his female equivalent, heptathlete Jessica Ennis, was on the Sheffield branch of the store chain. [68] Three weeks later, in the Moscow event, Daley won silver in the individual platform event, while the pairing finished fifth in the synchro. In the individual 10m platform, Daley placed first in the preliminaries (with an Olympic record score of 571.85 points, which was later broken by Chen Aisen in the finals). Team GB. In November 2010, Daley was announced as a nominated sportsman for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010 and the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2010. He and his teammate Max Brick won the gold medal for Synchronised 10m Platform Competition. From Plymouth to Southend, Tom Daley is … Great Britain are proud to have one of the world's premier divers competing for a gold medal this summer at the 2012 Olympic Games, but Tom Daley isn't the only phenomenal diver heading to London. In September 2003, he took part in an invitational event in Southampton where he won the 1 m, 3 m and platform events, and first made his mark on the wider audience. 'Tom Daley speaks out on anti-gay laws in Commonwealth nations after winning gold '. … In April 2009 he started to dive with Max Brick, who is two years his senior, compared with the twelve-year gap with Aldridge. In the 2018 FINA Diving World Series, Daley has won 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal in Beijing (3m Mixed and 10m Synchro), 1 silver medal in Fuji (3m Mixed), 1 silver medal in Montreal (3m Mixed), and 1 silver medal in Kazan (3m Mixed). [92], At the British championships held in his old home pool in Plymouth, Daley won the individual 10m platform title for the fifth time, with 493.70 points, ahead of 14-year-old Matthew Dixon on 427.15, and Matty Lee on 413.20.[93]. 'I'm so happy. [64], On 27 July 2011, Daley took the first dive in London's newly built Olympic Park Aquatics Centre marking the one year countdown until the games begin. Tom Daley is dreaming of winning Olympic diving gold in front of a home crowd at London 2012 Tue 15 Feb 2011 03.09 EST First published on Tue 15 Feb 2011 03.09 EST Share on Facebook Tom Daley spectacularly won the Olympic medal his late father Rob always believed was his destiny. Cheering crowds welcome London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning. [98], Daley and Goodfellow got bronze at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup,[99] earning them a spot in the 10m synchro competition at the Olympic Games. So far, the London 2012 Olympics have not been rosy for Tom or for the Team GB diving team in general. Great Britain has won an incredible 29 gold medals at London 2012, superseding the 19 taken at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. [63] In the individual event, Daley finished in fifth place on 505.10 points, behind Qiu Bo (585.45), David Boudia (544.25), Sascha Klein (534.50), and Viktor Minibaev (527.50). skip to content. In January 2007, at the age of twelve, Daley was given a special dispensation to compete at the 2007 Australian Youth Olympic Festival. & with Rebecca Gallantree 5:35. [70] Over the whole 2012 Diving World Series, Daley and the Daley/Waterfield pairing won both the overall individual and synchro 10-metre competitions. 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