Winning bronze at the London 2012 Olympics at the age of 18, as he did in the individual 10m platform dive last night, was close to everything his father Robert had dreamed of for his son. with Jack Laugher 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. 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].". [102], Daley partnered with Matty Lee starting in October 2018 in the men's synchronised 10-metres platform. Olympic diving 2012: Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield – as it happened • Daley and Waterfield fade to fourth after superb start Sean Ingle at the Aquatics Centre. Daley's total was 9.90 points lower than Qiu's, but there was no sense of disappointment from the Brit or his entourage. "[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). Daley made his debut in the show's premiere on 5 January 2013 as a mentor to the celebrity competitors taking part.[11]. 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. Son père, Robertv, est décédé le 27 mai 2011 à l'âge de 40 ans des suites d'une tumeur au cerveau. (13 April 2018). [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. For the 2016 season Daley was paired with Daniel Goodfellow for the 10m men's platform synchro competition, with a view to competing in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in this sport. In January 2014 Daley was involved in the second series of Splash!. = with Daniel Goodfellow [119] Their son, Robert "Robbie" Ray Black-Daley, was born on 27 June 2018. [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. Kelna, Martha. 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. "Olympic bronze medal - I can't believe it!". [64], On 27 July 2011, Daley took the first dive in London's newly built Olympic Park Aquatics Centre marking the one year countdown until the games begin. Daley qualified for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in the individual 10m dive competition and, following the retirement of 2004 silver medallist Leon Taylor, in the 10m platform synchro competition. 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. [22] In April 2009, Daley alleged to Plymouth's main local newspaper The Herald that he had been bullied at school since the Olympics,[23] and his father told the BBC that he had temporarily withdrawn him from that school because its response to the problem had been ineffective. Whilst Boudia celebrated with his coach and team-mate Nicholas McCrory, Daley's friends and family threw him into the pool and jumped in afterwards to celebrate a famous medal. Tom Daley has been defended against the accusation he is putting his media profile ahead of his Olympic prospects. 'Tom Daley speaks out on anti-gay laws in Commonwealth nations after winning gold '. A gold! In August 2010, Daley attended the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, intending to defend his individual 10m title. This is absolutely fantastic, I am happy and hope Mr. Daley will dive more than 7 in next Olympic. All of us should be thankful that Daley didn't keep diving until a gold-medal score. [80], In the 10m individual platform event, Daley won the competition with a score of 663.95, ahead of Yang Jian on 611.95 and Chen Aisen on 597.20, scoring five 10's and two 9.5's on his fifth dive. Roared on by a sell-out crowd of 17,500, the 18-year-old delivered six dives of consistent excellence. [73], In the British Gas Diving Championships held in Sheffield in June 2012, which were also the Olympic trials, Daley and Waterfield won the 10m synchro platform title with a new British record score of 475.77, more than 140 points ahead of silver medallists Daniel Goodfellow and Ross Haslam on 333.72. He specialises in the 10-metre platform event and is a double World champion in the event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in the individual event at the age of 15, before regaining it in 2017. With Waterfield, he won the 10m platform synchronised competition. Tom Daley wins diving bronze medal for Great Britain at the Summer Olympics 2012. Today you can re-dive because you got flashed. [123], In a statement made on the eve of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018, Daley called on Commonwealth countries to repeal their anti-gay laws. Shame on TD. What an achievement.". 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. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronized 10m platform. It's been a hard old couple of years for … In 2017, he won World silver with Grace Reid in the mixed 3-metre springboard synchronised event. ? [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. Bo settling for silver seemed unlikely on Friday evening when he dominated the qualifying session, with Daley down in 15th. He specialises in the 10-metre platform event and is a double World champion in the event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in the individual event at the age of 15, before regaining it in 2017. Daley won the 2007 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Young Personality award. £ with Matty Lee A masterclass. [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. photo of Bronze Olympic Medal Celebrations 2012 (11/08/12) for fans of Tom Daley. Then tomorrow some one can re-match with whatever excuse. [121] Daley and Black do not share pictures with their son's face online or on social media accounts. Tom Daley faces missing out on an Olympic medal unless he reduces his media commitments, according to British Diving's performance director Alexei Evangulov. This is about the rules! He persuaded supermodel Kate Moss to pose for a recreation of an original portrait by David Hockney, as part of a GCSE photography project recreating great works of art, after meeting her on a photo shoot for the Italian version of Vogue. By the beginning of the final round of dives in an enthralling contest, Daley was in the lead over Qiu Bo and David Boudia by 0.15 points, but Daley's final dive had a degree of difficulty of only 3.3 while his rivals both had 3.6 dives, and Daley won the bronze medal with 556.95 points while Boudia won gold with 568.65 points and Qiu Bo won silver with 566.85 points. [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. Daley also competes in synchronised and team events. [17] Congratulations,Mr. This page was last edited on 9 December 2020, at 20:55. [24] Daley was praised in the media for speaking out about his problem. [83] While the show got a largely negative critical response, it nevertheless got the largest ratings on each of the five Saturday nights it was broadcast, and was renewed for a second season in 2014. Why did you guys keep talking about seven dives? He met the qualification standard for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but was not selected for the England team because of his age. [14] Their father, Robert, died from a brain tumour on 27 May 2011, aged 40, just a few days after Daley's 17th birthday. 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. @seaningle Mon 30 Jul 2012 … 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]. [46] The pair achieved a silver medal in the 10m synchronised event at Fort Lauderdale on 8 May 2009. [78], Returning to the Aquatics Centre on the final Friday of the Games for the 10m men's platform event, Daley initially gave his fans cause for concern with a poor performance in the preliminary round where he was ranked 15th of the 18 qualifying divers for the semi-final with 448.45 points (the eventual gold medal winner, David Boudia, ranked 18th). Congratulate you for winning the bronze medal today! Daley won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, in the 10-metre individual and synchronized event with Max Brick. [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. [56][57] It was later announced that Daley would dive in the 3m springboard but not in the 10m platform. Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994)[2] is an English diver, television personality and YouTube vlogger. Nearly two weeks later, on … 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. Later in 2007, he won the senior platform title at the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) National Championships, the national championship for English divers. "[111] When asked about his coming to terms with his same-sex attraction and his relationship with Black, he said: "I'd been in relationships with girls where I'd had sexual feelings, but it became so much more intense when I met Lance. [72], In May 2012, Daley regained the European 10-metre platform title when he won gold at the Eindhoven championships with a score of 565.05 points, 49.65 ahead of Viktor Minibaev in silver position. Tom Daley celebrating after winning a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in London. finishing fourth in the 10m synchronised event with Peter Waterfield last week. 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