Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Tom Daley

Tom Daley is a British diver specializing in 10-meter platform and 10-meter synchronized diving events. He started diving at age 7 and has reached the number 1 FINA ranking in 10-meter platform in 2009.

Born: May 21, 1994 in Plymouth, England 
Height: 5'7" 
Weight: 61 kg 


Achievements/Career Highlights: 
  • Britain's youngest competitor at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • won two gold medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games, both in 10-meter platform and 10-meter synchro events
  • won gold in 2009 World Championships held in Rome
  • won gold in 2008 European Championships in Eindhoven
  • won silver in 2012 FINA Diving World Series in Dubai
  • nominee for the 2010 Laureays World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year

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