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Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow won Olympic bronze.

Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow win Olympic bronze at Rio 2016

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Football News
24/7

Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow have won a bronze medal in the men’s synchronised 10m platform at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The Great Britain divers, who only began training together last October, beat Germany to third place.

Daley and Goodfellow scored 89.64 points from their final dive to finish behind winners China and the USA in second.

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It’s only the eighth diving medal Great Britain have ever won at an Olympics, and to say that the pair were happy afterwards is an understatement.

Daley waited with bated breath to find out the results from their last dive. As the scores were announced, the pair embraced before falling into the pool.

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China’s Lin Yue and Chen Aisen, the pre-competition favourites, earned gold with a total score of 496.98.

The United States pairing of David Boudia and Steele Johnson claimed silver on 457.11 and Daley and Goodfellow will join them on the podium after scoring 444.45.

Twitter went wild after the GB pair’s remarkable performance.

Here are their scores for each dive:

1. Inward 1½ Somersaults  51.60
2. Reverse 1½ Somersault ½ Twist 49.80
3. Inward 3½ Somersaults 79.68
4. Reverse 3½ Somersaults 81.60
5.Forward 4½ Somersault  92.13
6. Back 3½ Somersaults  89.64

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Topics:
Katarina Johnson-Thompson
Athletics
Commonwealth Games
Usain Bolt
Olympics
Mo Farah

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