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Meet The Team - Tom Daley

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

Tom Daley

D.O.B.

21.05.1994

Born

Plymouth

Height

5ft 8in

Training base

Plymouth Diving Club

Coach

Andy Banks

Olympic History

2008: Seventh in 10m Platform, Eighth in 10m Synchro

In Action

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

Did you know?

  • Tom's autobiography was launched on the 8th June 2012 - Tom Daley My Story.
  • Supermodel Kate Moss posed for Tom’s GCSE photography project after meeting on a photo shoot for the Italian version of Vogue. It was a recreation of an original portrait by David Hockney.
  • Tom Daley and his fellow World Class Podium team mates recreated the music video to LMFAO’s ‘I’m Sexy and I know It’. It quickly went viral and has close to 1 million views on Youtube.

Tom's Career

Tom has become one of the biggest names in world diving after starring on the world stage over the past four years. He won European 10m Platform gold as a 13-year old in 2008 before making his Olympic debut at Beijing 2008 and finishing seventh in the 10m Platform and eighth in the 10m Synchro. The following season, he became Great Britain's first individual world champion, winning 10m Platform gold in Rome. Tom continued to progress in 2010, scooping double gold for 10m Platform and 10m Synchro at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. In 2012, he won the overall World Series title as well as his second European gold before qualifying for London 2012 with gold at the British Gas Diving Championships in Sheffield.

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