[135], In 2015, he became a patron of LGBT+ charity Switchboard (UK) and collaborated with YouTuber Calum McSwiggan to relaunch the charity under their new name. Tom Daley spectacularly won the Olympic medal his late father Rob always believed was his destiny. [136][137], In October 2017, Daley hosted the Virgin Holidays Attitude Awards for the first time. 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. 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. [127][128][129][130] Prime Minister Theresa May said she "deeply regretted" Britain's historical legacy of anti-gay laws across the British Commonwealth. He met the qualification standard for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but was not selected for the England team because of his age. … [35] Daley came seventh in the individual competition. 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British champion in all events (1 m, 3 m, platform) in 2004, 2005 and 2006 in the relevant age group. Comment. Rio 2016 . Cheering crowds welcome London 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning. Their score was a British record and Daley became the youngest ever male medallist in a world diving event. [106] On 2 December 2013, Daley released a YouTube video announcing that he had been in a relationship with a man since early that year. He said: "I've never been happier. He started diving at the age of seven and is a member of Plymouth Diving Club, where his talent was identified early, and made an impact in national and international competitions from age 9. He finished second in the category "B" platform competition (for 14- and 15-year-old boys) with 549.60 points, between China's Qiu Bo (551.85 points) and Wu Dongliang (474.00 points). [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. London 2012 Olympics: Tom Daley, Peter Waterfield fail to win synchronised diving medal. [95] In the individual 10m platform event he later won the bronze medal with 537.95 points, behind Qiu Bo on 587.00 and David Boudia on 560.20, having recovered from being in ninth place after the second round.[96]. [72], In May 2012, Daley regained the European 10-metre platform title when he won gold at the Eindhoven championships with a score of 565.05 points, 49.65 ahead of Viktor Minibaev in silver position. 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. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Daley won a silver medal in the men's synchronised 10m platform with diving partner James Denny and gold in the men's 10m platform, with 516.55 points, retaining his title from the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010. 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. Tom Daley has claimed that he is not ruling out the possibility of winning a gold medal at the Olympics.. 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. He danced with his team-mates on the deck, then frolicked with them in the water. Tom Daley qualified for tonight's men's 10-metre platform final and then claimed that bronze is the best he can hope for. [104], † with Blake Aldridge His channel consists of vlogs, exercises, food, etc. Daley decided not to undertake an International Baccalaureate course because of the pressures he faced in his preparation for the 2012 Olympics. Daley won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in the 10-metre individual and synchronized event with Max Brick. Interview With Tom Daley Following His Olympic 10m Diving Heartbreak. [38] In the Olympic synchronised 10m platform competition, they placed eighth,[39] while in the individual 10m platform competition he finished seventh.[40]. [17] Britain has only won three water-sport medals this Games, far fewer that the host country had been hoping for. Perhaps more has happened in the life of Daley than any other athlete who appeared at the last Olympics in Beijing. 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. [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). [122], In August 2014, Daley was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue. In August 2010, Daley attended the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, intending to defend his individual 10m title. 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]. TOM DALEY reckons taking part in the Olympics will be just like appearing in Big Brother - and he has no intention of exiting until he picks up a gold medal. Home News. Tom Daley wins Diving World Series gold medal. Daley's participation in competitive diving in 2013 was seriously restricted by an injury in May. He specialises in the 10-metre platform event and is a double World champion in the event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in the individual event at the age of 15, before regaining it in 2017. Team GB. 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. Briefly, he held top spot; but then Boudia and Bo flew without mishap and the bronze was his. In 2017, he won World silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3-metre springboard synchronised event. More About Tom Daley Itv Rio Olympics Olympics … In the 2017 FINA World Series, Daley has taken home 1 bronze medal in Beijing (10m Platform), 3 bronze medals in Kazan (10m Platform, 10m Synchro, and 3m Mixed), and one silver medal in Guangzhou (10m Platform). 'I went out there and gave it my best shot. Daley returns to form as he qualifies... Daley leaves it to his last dive to battle into 10m platform... 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