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Jack Laugher

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
Born Harrogate
Team/Club City of Leeds
Coach Adrian Hinchliffe / Edwin Jongejans
The following season, Laugher made his mark in the springboard events, winning World and European Junior titles from 1m and 3m before making his Commonwealth debut, finishing 11th in the 3m Springboard in Delhi.

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.

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Score Medal/Position
Olympic Games 3m Springboard 2012 330.00 27th
World Championships 1m Springboard 2013 327.20 19th
  3m Springboard   405.10 16th
  1m Springboard 2011 279.55 33rd
  3m Springboard   453.50 8th
European Championships 3m Springboard 2012 475.75 6th
Commonwealth Games 3m Springboard 2010 370.20 11th
  3m Synchro   349.20 7th
World Cup 3m Springboard 2014 488.20 BRONZE
  3m Synchro   411.81 5th
  3m Springboard 2012 463.70 8th
  3m Springboard 2010 322.60 31st
World Junior Championships 1m Springboard (Group A) 2012 541.55 SILVER
  3m Springboard (Group A)   635.45 GOLD
  3m Synchro   338.85 GOLD
  1m Springboard (Group B) 2010 440.00 GOLD
  3m Springboard (Group B)   483.60 GOLD
  3m Synchro   265.89 10th
European Junior Championships 1m Springboard (Group B) 2010 410.25 GOLD
  3m Springboard (Group B)   509.45 GOLD
  3m Synchro   301.50 4th
  10m Platform (Group B)   417.50 6th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Score Medal/Position
British Gas Diving Championships 1m Springboard 2013 374.75 SILVER
  3m Springboard   448.10 GOLD
  3m Springboard 2012 469.60 GOLD
  3m Springboard 2011 453.65 GOLD
  3m Synchro   363.21 SILVER
  1m Springboard 2010 351.70 BRONZE
  3m Springboard   383.80 BRONZE
  3m Synchro   338.28 SILVER
  3m Springboard 2009 274.20 8th
  10m Platform   384.10 SILVER
  3m Springboard 2008 312.85 6th
  10m Platform   314.95 8th
  3m Springboard 2007 186.90 14th
British Gas National Cup 1m Springboard 2014 445.10 GOLD
  3m Springboard   480.60 GOLD
  3m Synchro   372.93 BRONZE
  1m Springboard 2012 384.60 GOLD
  3m Springboard   460.35 GOLD
  1m Springboard 2011 380.15 GOLD
  3m Springboard   458.20 GOLD
  1m Springboard 2010 265.20 11th
  3m Springboard   372.65 4th
  3m Synchro   342.12 BRONZE

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

Favourites

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.

 

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