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GB divers savour Beijing success

GB's female diving members

GB's divers are celebrating a string of successes at the recent Olympic qualifying event in Beijing. These photos taken by team members, friends and family tell the story of their week.

Leon Taylor and Tom Daley

Athens 2004 silver medallist Leon Taylor (left) is currently injured but was mentoring 13-year-old Tom Daley and his young team-mates at Beijing's 'Water Cube' venue.

Stacie Powell

Olympic places were up for grabs and the women got off to a flying start. Stacie Powell (above) and Brooke Graddon won spots for GB with top-18 finishes in the 10m individual final

Jodie McGroarty

Jodie McGroarty is one of 18 divers on GB's World Class Development Programme. The Zimbabwean-born diver finished fourth in the 3m event to grab another place for GB

Tom Daley

Daley will become the second youngest British male Olympian after overcoming a poor start to finish seventh in the 10m individual. Daley scored four 10s on his last dive

Peter Waterfield warms up

Athens 2004 Olympic silver medallist Peter Waterfield (who usually dives with Taylor) also gained Olympic pre-selection to Team GB after a brilliant eighth place in the 10m individual

Monique McCarroll and Sarah Barrow

Sarah Barrow (top) and Monique McCarroll performed brilliantly in their World Cup debut to secure another GB Olympic place after finishing seventh in the 10m synchro final

GB female divers

A jubilant bunch of female GB divers. (l-r) Jodie McGroarty, Tonia Couch, Monique McCarroll, Louise Van Hoof, Brooke Graddon, Sarah Barrow and Stacie Powell (front)

Blake Aldridge and Tom Daley

Blake Aldridge and Daley (above) won a stunning bronze in the 10m synchro. Overall, GB secured places in all four synchro teams (3m and 10m men and women) and six individual spots

Tom Daley

Performance Director Steve Foley said the World Cup may be GB's greatest ever diving result. The future's bright. Daley and his team-mates will be in action again in June's Olympic trials




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