Silver for Daley in Berlin
23 August 2014
Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley improved on his prelim performance to win 10m Platform silver at the 2014 European Championships in Berlin.
"It was my highest score out of my major competitions this year which is a good way to end the season," - Tom DaleyDaley finished behind Sascha Klein and Victor Minibaev in the prelims but started his final with an impressive 96.25 for his Armstand Back Triple Somersaults tucked.
Throughout the final the Brit scored a number of tens for his dives but his highest scoring dive was his Back 3 ½ Somersaults piked which scored him 102.60 points.
He took silver with 535.45 points.
"I'm really pleased with the result today," Daley said. "Four of my dives I scored tens on and two I scored 7s on so there are a lot of positives to take and I know I can improve.
"It was my highest score out of my major competitions this year which is a good way to end the season. Victor was having an amazing day and would have been tough to beat. I am now looking forward to some down time after a long season with three major competitions this summer."