17 August 2016
Jack Laugher snatches silver after almost missing out on final and takes British diving into dreamland
Jack Laugher has taken British diving into dreamland. Before Rio, Britain had won seven medals and no golds in 112 years of Olympic diving competition; in the space of six days Laugher has delivered two medals at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, following up his gold medal in the synchronised 3m springboard with a silver last on Tuesday in the individual competition.
10 August 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win historic diving gold
Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won Great Britain's first Olympic diving gold medal with victory in the men's synchronised 3m springboard in Rio. The pair produced a sparkling display to add the Olympic title to their Commonwealth and European crowns.