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Peter Waterfield

Peter Waterfield is one of the most succesful British divers in history, having won medals at every major international competition.

Peter Waterfield Profile

Date of Birth 12th March 1981
Born Walthamstow
Team/Club Southampton Diving Academy
Achievements 1 x Olympic medal, four-time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012), 1x World Championship medal, 1 x European medal, 3 x World Cup medals, 2 x Commonwealth medals
Competing at his second of four Olympic Games In 2004, he was won 10m Synchro silver alongside partner Leon Taylor as the pair became Great Britain's first Olympic medallists since 1960.

Waterfield and Taylor also won a World Championship medal together with 10m Synchro bronze in 2005 and two World Cup medals - bronze in 2000 and silver in 2004.

Waterfield was also a world class competitor in the individual 10m event, winning Commonwealth gold at a home Games in Manchester in 2002 as well as Commonwealth silver in 2006 and World Cup bronze in 2012.

He retired in 2013, having competed at his third Olympic Games at London 2012 the previous year.

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 10m Platform 2012 412.45 23rd
  10m Synchro   454.65 4th
  10m Platform 2008 430.95 13th
  10m Platform 2004 488.73 5th
  10m Synchro   371.52 SILVER
  10m Platform 2000 317.31 33rd
  10m Synchro   335.34 4th
World Championships 10m Platform 2011 416.55 11th
  10m Synchro   407.46 6th
  1m Springboard 2009 432.60 4th
  10m Platform 2007 419.70 10th
  3m Synchro 2005 285.21 13th
  10m Synchro   367.95 BRONZE
  1m Springboard 2001 305.94 11th
European Championships 1m Springboard 2000 305.04 6th
  3m Synchro   240.66 10th
  10m Platform   554.37 6th
  10m Platform 1999 401.25 6th
  10m Synchro   295.44 BRONZE
  10m Synchro 1997 248.28 4th
FINA World Cup 10m Platform 2012 510.35 BRONZE
  10m Synchro   419.97 7th
  10m Platform 2010 500.45 6th
  10m Platform 2008 465.30 8th
  10m Synchro 2004 366.81 SILVER
  10m Platform 2002 454.59 4th
  10m Synchro   253.41 8th
  10m Synchro 2000 328.29 BRONZE
Commonwealth Games 1m Springboard 2006 751.80 4th
  10m Platform   1030.50 SILVER
  3m Springboard 2002 379.62 8th
  10m Platform   502.71 GOLD

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 10m Platform 2012 452.80 SILVER
  10m Synchro   475.77 GOLD
  10m Platform 2011 525.35 GOLD
  10m Platform 2010 472.50 GOLD
  10m Synchro   415.11 GOLD
  10m Platform 2008 462.40 SILVER
  10m Synchro 2007 449.88 GOLD
  3m Synchro   368.52 SILVER
British Gas Diving Cup 10m Platform 2011 494.25 GOLD
  10m Synchro   438.54 GOLD
  10m Platform 2010 523.65 GOLD
  3m Synchro   350.07 GOLD
  10m Platform   415.11 GOLD


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