Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow win diving gold at Commonwealth Games

TOM Daley and Dan Goodfellow have gained a diving gold at Commonwealth Games.

The pair impressed judges with their dives within the synchronised 10m platform occasion.

 Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow have won a diving gold at Commonwealth Games

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Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow have gained a diving gold at Commonwealth Games

The Olympic bronze medallists scored 405.eighty one factors to seize gold forward of Brits Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams, each 17, who scored 399.ninety nine.

Dad-to-be Tom needed to withdraw from Saturday's particular person dive on account of a hip damage.

The occasion would have marked a bid for his third straight Commonwealth gold.

Regardless of a poor last dive, Daley and Goodfellow have been left celebrating.

Daley informed BBC Sport: "I didn't know if I used to be going to have the ability to compete so this medal means an entire lot to me.

 

 The pair brandish medals for the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform event

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The pair brandish medals for the Males's Synchronised 10m Platform occasion
 Dad-to-be Tom had to withdraw from Saturday's individual dive due to a hip injury

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Dad-to-be Tom needed to withdraw from Saturday's particular person dive as a consequence of a hip damage

"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 journey.

"It was an in depth name as as to if I might be pulled from the synchro as nicely. As a competitor I need to do every part potential to compete. I had therapeutic massage, compression, ice baths… I did all the things I might to get myself in absolute best form."

Goodfellow added: "He has been struggling all week however it exhibits what a terrific competitor he’s.

"We solely did our dives two days in the past so we didn't know what would occur."

Dixon and Williams have been the final to dive, and regardless of being unable to knock their teammates off the highest spot they have been delighted with a silver medal.

Australia's Domonic Bedggood and Declan Stacey positioned third.

 

TOM Daley and Dan Goodfellow have gained a diving gold at Commonwealth Games.