Laugher and Mears land Commonwealth Synchro title
1 August 2014
The English pair, who won three medals on the FINA Diving World Series this season, scored more than 80 for three of their required dives to take gold on 431.94.
Victory meant Laugher has won a medal on all three days of diving in Edinburgh with 1m Springboard gold and 3m Springboard silver over the previous two days.
Australia's Matthew Mitcham and Grant Nel were more than 25 points back on 403.14 for silver while England's Nick Robinson-Baker and Freddie Woodward joined their teammates on the podium on 364.41 for bronze.
The pair scored 95.49 for the high tariff forward 4.5 somersaults tucked to finish 0.18 points behind Australians Domonic Bedggood and Matthew Mitcham (399.54).
British medallists on day nine in Glasgow
- Jack Laugher and Chris Mears (England) – 3m Synchro – 431.94
- Tom Daley and James Denny (England) – 10m Synchro – 399.36
- Nick Robinson-Baker and Freddie Woodward (England) – 3m Synchro – 364.41