Daley and Goodfellow win 10m diving gold in English one-two – report & highlights

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Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow beat fellow English pair Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams to win Commonwealth Video games gold within the synchronised 10m platform.

It was a fourth Commonwealth gold medal for Daley, who has gained two particular person 10m titles, this occasion in 2010 and a silver in Glasgow in 2014.

Daley and Goodfellow had a poor last dive however took gold on 405.81 factors.

Dixon and Williams, each 17, gained silver with 399.99, with Australia’s Domonic Bedggood and Declan Stacey third.

Scotland’s James Heatley and Lucas Thomson had 5 stable dives to place themselves in medal rivalry however a poor last dive noticed them end fifth.

Bedggood and Stacey produced a 90-point last dive to cement no less than bronze and put stress on the English pairs.

In distinction, Goodfellow over-rotated in his and Daley’s last dive – a ahead four-and-a-half somersaults – however the Olympic bronze medallists had constructed sufficient of a result in maintain on to gold.

Daley, who pulled out of the person 10m platform by harm, informed BBC Sport: “I did not know if I used to be going to have the ability to compete so this medal means a complete lot to me.

“I do know I’ve gained medals prior to now however it’s been a smoother journey to get to these competitions whereas this has been a very tough and rocky experience.

“It was an in depth name as as to if I might be pulled from the synchro as properly. As a competitor I wish to do all the pieces attainable to compete. I had therapeutic massage, compression, ice baths… I did all the pieces I might to get myself in absolute best form.”

Goodfellow added: “He has been struggling all week however it reveals what an incredible competitor he’s. We solely did our dives two days in the past so we did not know what would occur.”

Dixon and Williams have been the final to dive however, whereas they have been unable to knock their team-mates off high spot, they have been clearly delighted with their silver medal.

(l-r) Noah Williams, Matthew Dixon, Daniel Goodfellow and Tom Daley

Revealed at Fri, 13 Apr 2018 03:32:30 +0000