[25][26], Daley was offered a full scholarship to board at independent school Brighton College, but his father turned this down due to the distance from home, and entered negotiations with local independent school Plymouth College, which had offered him a "very significant scholarship". Daley finished in fourth place, with a score of 519.70 points – his second highest score of the season (just 0.8 points away from bronze).[55]. Who has won the most gold medals for the UK ever? But Daley gave a glimpse of his fine form this season in Saturday morning's semi-final, only to save the very best until it really mattered. [36] The previous youngest winner was the Scottish swimmer Ian Black, who won a European gold in 1958 at the age of 17. [131], Daley is very active through social media, including creating videos for his YouTube channel for a number of years. [124][125] In response, the-then UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told BBC Radio 1's Newsbeat that he would raise concerns about gay rights with leaders of countries where homosexuality is illegal. Short-listed to the final three for the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award in 2008. ♠ with Grace Reid Staff and supporters at Plymouth College react to pupil Tom Daley's diving medal. [76]), It was hoped that the 10m men's synchronised platform event, on the first Monday of the Games, would provide Daley and Waterfield with an opportunity to supply Team GB's first medal of the Games. He met the qualification standard for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but was not selected for the England team because of his age. [138], On 30 September 2018, he was the guest on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs. When asked about his sexual orientation in a July 2015 interview with The Guardian, Daley said: "I don't put a particular label on any of it because right now I'm in a relationship with a guy, but I still have sexual feelings towards girls. Report by Sam Datta-Paulin. Today you can re-dive because you got flashed. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games held at the Gold Coast, Australia, Daley and Goodfellow won gold on the men's synchronised 10-metres platform. This is the sign of death of Olympic. In the 2018 FINA Diving World Series, Daley has won 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal in Beijing (3m Mixed and 10m Synchro), 1 silver medal in Fuji (3m Mixed), 1 silver medal in Montreal (3m Mixed), and 1 silver medal in Kazan (3m Mixed). In the season's opening meet of the FINA Diving World Series, in Beijing, Daley conceded that the new dive still needed "work to be done" on it, as he failed to qualify for the final round. Official profile of Olympic athlete Thomas DALEY (born 21 May 1994), including games, medals, results, photos, videos and news. [8] He won two gold medals for England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in the 10m synchro diving (with Max Brick) and the 10m Individual Platform competition,[9] and won the bronze medal for Great Britain in the individual competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics. [41] He came second in the 3-metre springboard competition in the same category with 485.25 points, sandwiched between the two Chinese divers, Wu Dongliang (510.25 points) and Wang Peng (470.40 points). He didn't get to sleep until 5am the night of the Closing Ceremony but, some seven hours later, he breezes into Team GB House next to the Olympic … I am enjoying London Olympics more than ever because of Mr. Daley. [7] In 2009, Daley reached a career-best ranking of number one in the FINA World Aquatics Championships Diving Rankings for the 10m platform. [122], In August 2014, Daley was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue. Stupid judges. His channel consists of vlogs, exercises, food, etc. In January 2008, Daley won the 10m platform event at the British Championships and become the youngest winner of the senior British 10 m title. [12][13] He has two brothers – William who is three years younger, and Ben who is five years younger. 2012. london. Tom you could have won GOLD if the judges gave you 8 dives! tom daley hes soo fit! [113][114] Daley and Black married at Bovey Castle in Devon on 6 May 2017. However, an injury to his triceps muscle in the 10m synchro competition forced his withdrawal from the synchro and individual 10m competitions, and placed his participation in the inaugural Youth Olympics in Singapore in the following two weeks in doubt. A gold! with Jack Laugher Only a few years ago, this was a distant dream. Boudia rose to the challenge, nailing his effort to score 102.60, 1.80 points better than Qiu's effort, which proved to be the winning margin for the American. Thomas Robert "Tom" Daley (born 21 May 1994) is an English diver who specialises in the 10 metre platform and won the Bronze Medal in the event for the 2012 Olympics. In April he won the 10m competition at the Edinburgh leg of the Diving World Series, but while subsequently training for the Diving Grand Prix event at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Daley injured his elbow and was forced to withdraw from the Fort Lauderdale competition and the subsequent DWS event in Mexico. Daley won the 2007 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Young Personality award. finishing fourth in the 10m synchronised event with Peter Waterfield last week. Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994)[2] is an English diver, television personality and YouTube vlogger. Tom Daley has won one Olympic medal. Ratings were not as good as the first season, and the show was cancelled. I can't wait for next year and the honour of representing Team GB. Sat 11 Aug 2012 17.41 EDT 17.41 EDT Tom Daley delivered a nerveless performance on Saturday night to claim an extraordinary bronze medal in the 10m platform dive. In the week before the competition Waterfield was struck by a flu-like illness for five days, and consequently they finished in sixth place. Daley, who will be 22 come the Rio Olympics, tore his right triceps in 2010 when he was just 16, before rupturing it twice in 2013. Seriously, BBC stop deleting my comments. [71], In April 2012, Daley won the British elite juniors 10-metre platform title by a margin of 140 points at the Plymouth Life Centre. [52][53], In the March 2010 FINA Diving World Series event in Qingdao individual 10m competition, Daley showcased his two new dives and finished in 4th place, 520.35 points (his best score of the year). Tom Daley will dedicate any medal he wins at London 2012 to the memory of his inspirational father Robert. Like us on Facebook at Report by Sam Datta-Paulin. Daley was warned by British Swimming chief executive David Sparkes that taking part in the series would risk damaging his chances of winning an Olympic gold medal in the future.[84]. In August 2010, Daley attended the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, intending to defend his individual 10m title. There is some confusion concerning his age on first winning the British U18 title: a few reports, including his mother, have stated that he was 9, but his official British Swimming profile states he was 10. His favourite choice was "How Long Will I Love You" by Ellie Goulding. Tom Daley was competing for a spot in the men's 10m platform diving final. We are all proud to live in a world where there is the country of UK and the athlete: Tom Dayley. In 2014 Daley hosted a six-part travel series for ITV2 called Tom Daley Goes Global. Nearly two weeks later, on … The worst Olympic I have ever seen. They only paid for 12*6 dives but now they got one more. The first guy had a re-dive in major diving competition. Daley was born in Plymouth, Devon, England, the son of Debbie (née Selvester) and Robert Daley. A masterclass. Then tomorrow some one can re-match with whatever excuse. "Olympic bronze medal - I can't believe it!". He was considered a medal prospect for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London from this time, and was one of the British Olympians being tracked through the years leading up to London 2012 by the BBC television series Olympic Dreams. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronized 10m platform. With Waterfield, he won the 10m platform synchronised competition. Tom Daley celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. [54], In the first April 2010 FINA Diving World Series event held in Veracruz, Mexico, Daley failed to qualify for the final round of the individual 10m competition. I do not have the words to express how proud I am. London 2012: Tom Daley's bronze sparks the Olympics' best pool party The vocal crowd were on-brand with their Team GB chants as the night ended with … There was so much up for grabs at this world championships and a lot of pressure to secure spots for GB at the Olympics 😱 But we did it! [94] Overall, throughout the years' DWS meets, in the 10m platform competition Daley won the silver medal in the Dubai, Windsor, Ontario, and Mérida, Mexico legs, and gold in London, whilst with Alicia Blagg he won bronze in the mixed synchronised 3m springboard at Windsor and at Mérida. Tom Daley celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics in London. Daley was spotted by a coach, taking part in regular diving lessons, and was placed in a competitive squad in September 2002. [24] Daley was praised in the media for speaking out about his problem. [58] Daley took part in the 3m springboard diving competition and finished in 9th place. The Plymouth-born teenager nearly managed it, but his score of 90.75 left him vulnerable to Boudia and Bo diving after him. A much better performance in the semi-finals the next morning left Daley in fourth position on 521.10 points, behind Qiu Bo on 563.55, Lin Yue on 541.80, and Boudia on 531.15. In March 2008, Daley became the youngest person to win a gold medal at the European Championships, held in Eindhoven. [60] At the 2011 National Cup, the British Championship was held in the new Southend Swimming and Diving Centre on 28–30 January and Daley came second in the 3m springboard competition behind Jack Laugher. I am so glad so many people like my comments. litrato of Bronze Olympic Medal Celebrations 2012 (11/08/12) for fans of Tom Daley. The following day he also won gold in the 10m Individual Platform competition. [102], Daley partnered with Matty Lee starting in October 2018 in the men's synchronised 10-metres platform. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Daley won a silver medal in the men's synchronised 10m platform with diving partner James Denny and gold in the men's 10m platform, with 516.55 points, retaining his title from the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010. [46] The pair achieved a silver medal in the 10m synchronised event at Fort Lauderdale on 8 May 2009. Your performance today will stay fresh in people's mind for many years. À 13 ans, il est devenu un partisan de Childline, une ligne d'aide aux enfants dirigée par la Société nationale pour la prévention de la cruaut… Daley finds form to win bronze Tom Daley won diving bronze for Great Britain with a nerveless display in the men's 10m platform, as USA's David Boudia took gold. & with Rebecca Gallantree He said: "I'd never felt the feeling of love, it happened so quickly, I was completely overwhelmed by it to the point I can't get him out of my head all the time. "[65], In the 2012 season, a thumb injury forced Daley's withdrawal from the National Cup a few days before the competition (the 10m platform title was won by Max Brick). However, he had difficulties the next day, placing 18th in the semi-finals and failing to qualify for the finals. In the first event held in Dubai, Daley and Waterfield finished 4th in the 10m synchro event, while Daley won silver in the individual 10m event. It's been a hard old couple of years for … Well done UK Olympics! Tom Daley celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in London. [106] On 2 December 2013, Daley released a YouTube video announcing that he had been in a relationship with a man since early that year. A month after his appearance at the Olympics, Daley participated in the FINA Junior World Championships for the first time (being too young to enter before). [34] Daley and Aldridge won bronze in synchro at the 2008 FINA Diving World Cup. [89], In August 2014 at the European Championships in Berlin, the Daley/Denny partnership finished fourth in the 10m platform synchro competition, in only their second competition,[90] while Daley won the silver medal in the 10m platform competition, with 535.45 points, behind Russia's Viktor Minibaev who had 586.10 points. [103] At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships held in Gwangju, South Korea, Daley and Lee finished in the bronze position in the 10m synchro. Congratulations,Mr. foto of Bronze Olympic Medal Celebrations 2012 (11/08/12) for fan of Tom Daley. [15]His early diving hero was Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie, who won gold at the 1998 Commonwealth Games at the age of 13,[16] and British diver Leon Taylor, who later mentored him. [85][86] In training for the 2013 World Championships, in Barcelona, Daley suffered a torn triceps for the third time, and only competed following intense medical attention and painkilling injections; he finished the individual 10m competition in 6th place. olympics. For the 2011 season, Daley was paired in the synchronised competitions with 2004 Athens Olympic silver medallist Peter Waterfield in British Swimming's continuing efforts to find the best synchro pairing for the 2012 Olympics. In 2007 he also began to compete on International Swimming Federation's (FINA) international diving circuit of Grand Prix and World Series events, twice finishing fourth in individual competition. 307C: Reverse 3 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.4 Tariff), 407C: Inward 3 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.2 Tariff), 5172B: Forward 3 1/2 Somersault w/ 1 Twist Piked (3.6 Tariff), 626B: Armstand Back Triple Somersault Piked (3.5 Tariff), 109C: Forward 4 1/2 Somersault Tucked (3.7 Tariff), 207B: Back 3 1/2 Somersault Piked (3.6 Tariff). I was in first place going into the last round, but didn't have the degree of difficulty I needed [to hold on for gold].". This is about the rules! All of us should be thankful that Daley didn't keep diving until a gold-medal score. He started diving at the age of seven and is a member of Plymouth Diving Club, where his talent was identified early, and made an impact in national and international competitions from age 9. Please calm down, everyone! The final round began in dramatic form when Daley's star status almost led to his undoing – a large number of camera flashes while he was diving distracted him and he only scored 75 points; a protest to the referee resulted in him being allowed to retake the dive, when he scored 91.80. But this does not mean they have right to breach rules! But there were 17 other men intent on that goal and only 12 could make it through Photograph: Tom … [115] On 14 February 2018, Daley announced via his Instagram account that he and his husband were expecting their first child through surrogacy,[116][117][118] which caused some criticism due to the ethical issues surrounding surrogacy. @seaningle Mon 30 Jul 2012 … (13 April 2018). Congratulations to Tom for the historical achievement he has made tonight. [56][57] It was later announced that Daley would dive in the 3m springboard but not in the 10m platform. ** semi-final result, Daley created a YouTube channel on 23 August 2010. Some in the British media reported that in competing he would become the youngest-ever male British Olympian,[37] until it was ascertained that Ken Lester, cox to the rowing pair at the 1960 Summer Olympics, had been 13 years and 144 days old at the time. [21] At 13 he became a celebrity supporter of Childline, a children's helpline run by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC), and at that time it was revealed that he had been bullied eighteen months earlier. Congratulate you for winning the bronze medal today! It is also an indication of what Daley can still achieve in the sport and a fitting tribute to his beloved father, who died of cancer last year. [135], In 2015, he became a patron of LGBT+ charity Switchboard (UK) and collaborated with YouTuber Calum McSwiggan to relaunch the charity under their new name. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Daniel Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronised 10m platform. In the FINA Diving World Series, Daley came third in the 10m platform competition at the Beijing round, scoring 525.05 points, behind China's Cao Yuan on 579.45 and Qiu Bo on 534.05 points.[88]. Tom Daley will be "in medal contention" in Saturday's 10m platform diving final, former Olympic medallist Leon Taylor has predicted. % with James Denny @ with Peter Waterfield [17] Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994) is an English diver, television personality and YouTube vlogger. [28], Daley took his GCSEs in small batches to fit around his diving commitments. [69] In the final DWS meet of the year, in Tijuana, Mexico, Daley won gold in the individual platform event, and the pairing with Waterfield won bronze in the synchro event, although the Chinese did not compete in these events at this meet. Shame on TD. [136][137], In October 2017, Daley hosted the Virgin Holidays Attitude Awards for the first time. Daley decided not to undertake an International Baccalaureate course because of the pressures he faced in his preparation for the 2012 Olympics. foto. At the World Championships held in Kazan, Russia, Daley won the gold medal with Rebecca Gallantree in the inaugural team event competition (Daley diving twice from the 10m platform and once from the 3m springboard, Gallantree diving once from the platform and twice from the springboard). When Aldridge missed the British Championships because of the injury sustained in the nightclub incident, Daley's father said he'd like his son to have a different diving partner. On 22 July 2017 he won the gold medal in the 10m platform event at the FINA World Championships held in Budapest. Daley is competing in two events, starting with the men's 10m synchronised platform alongside partner Peter Waterfield on July 30. On 12 October 2010, Daley attended the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. "[112], Daley announced his engagement to Black on 1 October 2015. "[107][108] Daley said that it had been a tough decision to speak out about his private life. Under all that pressure and expectation, he delivered six out of six dives. [61] The following day, Waterfield beat Daley to the individual 10m platform title for the second successive year, by 494.25 points to 472.35, with Max Brick third with 399.80. At the 2016 FINA Diving World Series, which consisted of four competitions, Daley earned six medals. [49] In the 10 m platform synchronised event at the World Championships, Daley and Brick finished in 9th place following an inconsistent series of dives by the new pairing. In the individual event, Daley earned a silver and a bronze medal.[101]. He received an A* in his Photography A-level, and an A in his Spanish and Maths A-levels.[32]. Tom Daley's coach has warned the diver he must cut down on media and sponsorship appearances if he is to have any hope of winning a medal at the London Olympics during the summer. In April 2009 he started to dive with Max Brick, who is two years his senior, compared with the twelve-year gap with Aldridge. [98], Daley and Goodfellow got bronze at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup,[99] earning them a spot in the 10m synchro competition at the Olympic Games. What an achievement.". When Philip Hindes started the race badly, he deliberately crashed so the race would restart. Son père, Robertv, est décédé le 27 mai 2011 à l'âge de 40 ans des suites d'une tumeur au cerveau. Il vivait à Plymouth en Angleterre avec sa mère Debbie (née Selvester) et Robert Daley Il a deux jeunes frères, William et Ben. [68] Three weeks later, in the Moscow event, Daley won silver in the individual platform event, while the pairing finished fifth in the synchro. At the British National Diving Cup, the British Championships, held in January, Daley won a gold in the individual 10m platform competition with 545.80 points, ahead of Matty Lee on 461.00 and Dan Goodfellow on 419.35 points. [67] In the event held in Beijing a week later, Daley and Waterfield won the silver medal in the 10m synchro event, while in the individual event Daley won silver and Waterfield the bronze. = with Daniel Goodfellow It was broadcast live on BBC One and when interviewed he said "Marking the one year to go, by diving in the Aquatics Centre is an incredible honour. [63] In the individual event, Daley finished in fifth place on 505.10 points, behind Qiu Bo (585.45), David Boudia (544.25), Sascha Klein (534.50), and Viktor Minibaev (527.50). Daley did not compete in the 10m synchro platform event, as his partner Peter Waterfield had lost his funding following this Olympiad, and his future synchro partner had yet to be determined. [59] He won BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 2010 for the third time in his career, and is the first person to receive this award three times. Happy to see that Daley was so proud to see American dominate the 10m diving. To use comments you will need to have JavaScript enabled. [126] There have been repeated calls from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights for governments to safeguard the rights of their vulnerable LGBT minorities. Javascript must be … At the British Gas Diving Championships held at his home pool in Plymouth on 8–10 February, Daley only competed in the individual 10-metre platform event, which he won with 501.00 points, ahead of James Denny on 374.90 points and Daniel Goodfellow on 340.25 points. Two weeks later, Daley won his first medals on the FINA circuit, winning a bronze in the individual platform competition and a silver in synchro at the Madrid Grand Prix. Following this disappointment, there was controversy when Daley was the subject of some abusive Twitter messages, which resulted in the police arresting a 17-year-old boy in Weymouth, Dorset, and a 28-year-old professional footballer for publishing offensive messages. [45], During the Olympics Daley had a row with diving partner Blake Aldridge when the latter phoned his mother between rounds. He was unable to defend his 10m synchronised title, as his dive partner Blake Aldridge had been injured in a brawl at a nightclub several days before the championships and was unable to dive. In this competition Daley finished in second place, 40.05 points behind Peter Waterfield. How lucky! Tom Daley won diving bronze for Great Britain with a nerveless display in the men's 10m platform, as USA's David Boudia took gold. Never heard of re-dive. 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