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THE BIG INTERVIEW: Daley's firework dive is a proper sizzler

Officially it’s known as a ‘forward three-and-a-half somersaults with one twist pike’ but unofficially it’s the ‘firework’ and Tom Daley hopes i...

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Daley looking good on the road to Rio, says Taylor

Tom Daley is back diving in his comfort zone and charting exactly the right progress towards Rio next summer, according to Olympic silver medall...

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Daley edging closer to toppling Bo after world series silver

It’s no easy feat to dethrone a king but Tom Daley believes he is edging closer to the top after pushing world champion Qiu Bo all the way on th...

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Olympic24: Murray loses to Djokovic but Daley seals silver

Andy Murray comes up short against an on-song Novak Djokovic while Tom Daley and Tonia Couch add to the medal tally in Dubai. Here’s out review ...

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Daley looks to build after nationals success

Tom Daley admits he was pleased with the debut run of his new twister dive after reclaiming the national title at the British Championships.

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Medal Record

London 2012
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  • 1 Bronze
Beijing 2008
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  • 0 Bronze

Biography

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Tom Daley began diving aged seven and in 2004 he became the youngest ever under-18 champion at the national championships. Daley competed internationally for the first time at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival three years later where he won a 10m synchro silver medal with Callum Johnstone. Making Daley’s performance all the more impressive was that he had to be given special dispensation to compete as he was below the minimum age requirement. 

He became Britain’s youngest ever European gold medallist in 2008 when he claimed the 10m individual title before making his Olympic debut in Beijing where he became Great Britain’s youngest Olympian for 48 years. Daley earned the title of Britain’s youngest ever world champion in any sport when he took 10m individual gold in Rome in 2009.

An injury to his triceps affected his 2010 season but he won double gold at the Commonwealth Games that year and in May he won his second European title.

In 2010 Daley became the first person to win the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award on three different occasions. In 2012 he also won the British 10m individual and 10m synchro titles.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Daley won bronze in men's 10m platform.