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Last Updated: Monday January 07 2008 13:38 GMT

Teen diving star wins second gold

Tom Daley Pic credit: SWPix

A 13-year-old diver has beaten an Olympic medallist twice his age to win his second gold medal at the British Diving Championships in Manchester.

Tom Daley had been falling behind 2004 Olympic silver medallist Peter Wakefield, but his last dive wowed the judges enough to take the 3m title.

"It was one of my best ever dives and came at exactly the right time," said Tom, who also won the 10m synchro.

"It proves that anything can happen and you have to keep belief."

Tom, who was named as the BBC's Young Sports Personality of the Year in December, is now concentrating on trying to qualify for the Olympics in Beijing later this year.

He's hoping to represent Great Britain in the 10m synchro event, but his young age means it's a massive challenge.

If he makes it, he'll be the youngest male competitor in British Olympic history.



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