Tom Daley Biography
Tom Daley (Thomas Robert Daley) was born on 21st May 1994 in Plymouth, United Kingdom. He is a British diver who is a double world champion 10-metre platform.
Tom Daley Age
- He was born on 21st May 1994 (23 years as at 2017)
He used to take part in regular diving lessons and was spotted by a coach who placed him in a competitive squad in September 2002. His first competition was the National Novice Championships in April 2003 where he won a medal
in the 8/9-year-old boys category. In September 2003, he took part in an invitational event in Southampton where he won the 1 m, 3 m and platform events, and first made his mark on the wider audience.
In June 2004, the month after his tenth birthday, he won the platform competition in the National Junior (under-18) group, making him the youngest winner of that event. In 2005 Daley
competed as a guest competitor in the Australian Elite Junior Nationals and placed first in platform and second in 3 m springboard in the 14–15 age group event. He also competed in the 14–15 category at the 2005 Aachen Junior International, placing second in platform and third in 3 m springboard. He met the qualification standard for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, but was not selected for the England team because of his age. In 2006, he was the under-18
British champion in platform and 3m springboard, and he placed second in the 10 m platform at the 2007 senior British Championships, which were held in December 2006.
Tom Daley Diving Partner
Daniel Goodfellow who is a 19-year-old British diver who dramatically won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games, alongside Tom Daley.The pair came third in the men’s synchronised 10m diving
Tom Daley Rio 2016
During the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronized 10m platform. In the individual 10m platform, Daley placed first in the preliminaries (with an Olympic record score of 571.85 points, which was later broken by Chen Aisen in the finals).
Tom Daley Medals
2017: 1 bronze medal in Beijing (10m Platform), 3 bronze medals in Kazan (10m Platform, 10m Synchro, and 3m Mixed), and one silver medal in Guangzhou (10m Platform). Gold medal in the 10m platform event at the FINA World Championships held in Budapest.
2016: Gold in the individual 10m platform competition with 545.80 points. Together with Goodfellow they won bronze at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup. At the 2016 FINA Diving World Series, which consisted of four competitions, Daley earned six medals. In the synchro event, he and Goodfellow medalled at each of the four competitions, earning two silver and two bronze medals. In the individual event, Daley earned a silver and a bronze medal
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Daley and Goodfellow won a bronze medal in the synchronized 10m platform. In the individual 10m platform, Daley placed first in the preliminaries (with an Olympic record score of 571.85 points, which was later broken by Chen Aisen in the finals).
2014: He 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. In the European
Championships he won the silver medal in the 10m
platform competition, with 535.45 points.
Tom Daley Family
Tom Daley parents are Debbie (née Selvester) and Robert Daley who died from a brain tumour on 27 May 2011, aged 40.He has two brothers younger brothers William Daley and Ben Daley
Tom Daley Husband
In 2013 Tom Daley began dating American film screenwriter, director and producer Dustin Lance Black and they became engaged on 1st October 2015. On 6th May 2017 they got married at Bovey Castle in Devon.
Tom Daley Coming Out
On 2nd December 2013, Tom Daley released a YouTube video announcing that he had been in a relationship with a man since early that year. He said: “I’ve never been happier.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.”
Tom Daley Diving
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