Tom Daley of Great Britain won the bronze medal in the men’s 10m platform diving following the Tokyo 2020 finals.
The 27-year-old is in a three-way gold contention but Chinese duo Cao Yuan and Yang Jian are in impressive form and grabbed the top two respectively.
Daley ended his wait for gold alongside Matty Lee in the men’s 10m platform full of nerves last week.
He looked relaxed and focused throughout the final and celebrated poolside after clinching his fourth Olympic medal – the third bronze – in his four games.
“I feel like I am a different athlete. And finally it’s here…
“I’ve always dreamed of doing it. But if someone told me that I would win gold and bronze. I would laugh in front of them!
“I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at home, especially my husband Lance, he is my rock. Be patient with me and make great sacrifices.
“I hope my father will come here to meet me at these Olympics. grab two coins he will jump up He might be in the pool now! I was overwhelmed with all the love and support at home.
“I’m going to take a break from diving for a bit. I feel better, better, and my body is better, so… we’ll see.”
Cao, 26, became the first athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in three different diving events. And it’s also possible to synchronize the 10m in London and 3 million people in Rio.
But the Chinese duo needed to produce an almost perfect performance to give Daley a brilliant start and take the lead after three laps.
A minor mistake on his fourth dive proved costly. But Daley was applaud by the contestants in Round 5 ahead of the stunning final. Two items from Cao and Yang ensured that they would remain on the podium.
Daley was relieved when he waved at the camera. Shout a message to the people at home. and hugs his coach at the end of the event.
Ending a memorable game for the British His expression was overwhelming when he won the gold medal with Lee last week. and pledged to enjoy the final show in Tokyo