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Last Updated: Saturday August 23 2008 15:24 GMT

Tom gets GB's best diving result

Tom Daley diving

Teenage diving sensation Tom Daley has finished seventh in the 10 metre final to become Britain's highest-placed diver at the Beijing Games.

The 14-year-old was fourth after doing his most difficult dive in the first round, but got overtaken by his rivals.

Australia's Matthew Mitcham was first, China's Zhou Luxin second and Russian world champion Gleb Galperin third.

Afterwards, Daley said he was pleased with his performance as he'd enjoyed himself and gained lots of experience.

"This has been a big bonus going into 2012 as I now know what the Olympics are like," he said.

"I'm going to work on some harder dives so I can be more competitive."

In the meantime, he's got just two days off before he'll be back in the pool to start training for the junior world championships in September.