Tom Daley qualifies for Olympic 10m diving semi-finals with personal best
Tom Daley has qualified for the Olympic 10m diving semi-finals finals with a personal best.
Daley qualified for the semi-final without even needing all six dives tonight.
He had been technically assured a place in the next stage of the competition with his score of 474.65 after five dives.
A final score of 97.20 meant his overall score of 571.85 was also a personal best.
Daley scored, in his six dives, in order, 88.00, 88.20, 96.25, 103.60, 98.60 and 97.20.
Just moments before Daley qualified, the Team GB women’s hockey team, including a married lesbian couple, won gold.
Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh played in the match against the Netherlands this evening, becoming the first married lesbian couple to jointly win an Olympic gold medal.
Daleywho won a bronze medal with Daniel Goodfellow earlier this week in the synchronised diving finals.
Pictures of the water in the diving pool led to a mass speculation as to the dramatic change in colour earlier this week.
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