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Meet The Team - Peter Waterfield

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Get to know Peter Waterfield. Read his tweets, view images, watch videos of him in action and being interviewed, check how his Olympic rivals compare and much more.

Peter Waterfield

D.O.B.

12.03.1981

Born

Walthamstow

Height

5ft 6in

Training base

Southampton Diving
Academy

Coach

Lindsey Fraser

Olympic History

2008: 13th in 10m Platform
2004: Silver in 10m Synchro
2000: Fourth in 10m Synchro

In Action

Synchronised 10m Platform on 30th July
10m Platform on 10 & 11 August

Did you know?

  • He has a wife called Tania, two children called Lewis and Marshall and a pet dog.
  • Pete is a big football fan and supports Arsenal.
  • Pete grew up in Walthamstow, 10 minutes away from the Olympic stadium site. He lived with his two brothers and their dad.

Peter's Career

Peter is the most experienced member of the British Diving squad, with London 2012 set to be the fourth Olympics of his career. After finishing fourth in the 10m Synchro at Sydney 2000, he won Great Britain's first Olympic diving medal since for 44 years at Athens 2004, teaming up with Leon Taylor for bronze in the 10m Synchro. He has also excelled internationally in the individual 10m Platform, winning Commonwealth gold in 2002 then silver four years later. While injury problems have disrupted Pete's progress since finishing 13th in the 10m Platform at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, he won World Cup bronze on his first visit to London Aquatics Centre in February 2012.

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