Jack Laugher broke through in 2009 as he claimed Platform silver at the British Gas Diving Championships then gold in the same event at the British Junior Elite Championships.
Jack Laugher Profile
|Date of Birth||30th January 1995|
|Team/Club||City of Leeds|
|Coach||Adrian Hinchliffe / Edwin Jongejans|
He lifted his first British title as a 16-year old in 2011, then impressed with a cool head on his World Championship debut, reaching the final before finishing eighth overall.
Another final appearance followed at 2012’s FINA World Cup at London Aquatics Centre before Laugher defended his British 3m title then made his Olympic debut in the same event at London 2012.
After winning two golds and a silver at the 2012 World Junior Championships, Laugher enjoyed another successful season in 2013, collecting a third straight British title then finishing 16th in the 3m at the World Championships in Barcelona.
|Olympic Games||3m Springboard||2012||330.00||27th|
|World Championships||1m Springboard||2013||327.20||19th|
|European Championships||3m Springboard||2012||475.75||6th|
|Commonwealth Games||3m Springboard||2010||370.20||11th|
|World Cup||3m Springboard||2012||463.70||8th|
|World Junior Championships||1m Springboard (Group A)||2012||541.55||SILVER|
|3m Springboard (Group A)||635.45||GOLD|
|1m Springboard (Group B)||2010||440.00||GOLD|
|3m Springboard (Group B)||483.60||GOLD|
|European Junior Championships||1m Springboard (Group B)||2010||410.25||GOLD|
|3m Springboard (Group B)||509.45||GOLD|
|10m Platform (Group B)||417.50||6th|
|British Gas Diving Championships||1m Springboard||2013||374.75||SILVER|
|British Gas National Cup||1m Springboard||2014||445.10||GOLD|
In the Pool
Favourite event: Mens 3m individual
Finest ever performance: Senior Nationals 2012 (pb 480)
Role models: Chinese diver He Chong
My aspirations are: To win a world medal
Out of the Pool
If I wasn’t a diver I would be: A gymnast
Tip for the top: Never give up!
Life after diving: Hopefully I will have been to univeristy and I will have a job
Would most like to meet: Barack Obama
Most prized possession: My phone!
Biggest influence on career: Mother
Sports: Diving, Gymnastics, NFL
Band/music: Eminem, and house music, dubstep and drum and bass too
Food: Curry, pizza, chinese food and roast dinners!
Hobbies: School, playstation and going out with friends.