Participants

Jack LAUGHER

Jack LAUGHER
    Diving
Birth Date:  30 Jan 1995
Place of Birth:  HARROGATE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  23
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  168

Jack LAUGHER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 10:07
Men's 1m Springboard Preliminary
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 19:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 1m Springboard Final
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:07
Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 19:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 3m Springboard Final
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 21:09
Gold Medal Event Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Discipline Rank Points
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 3m Springboard 2 449.7
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 1m Springboard 1 449.9
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Synchronized 3m Springboard 1 431.91
2010 Delhi, IND Men's 3m Springboard 11 370.2
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Synchronized 3m Springboard 7 349.2

Olympic Games
Year Location Discipline Rank Points
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 3m Springboard 2 523.85
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard 1 454.32
2012 London, GBR Men's 3m Springboard 27 330

World Championships
Year Location Discipline Rank Points
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 3m Springboard 5 500.65
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard 4 418.2
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 3m Springboard 3 528.9
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard 3 445.2
2013 Barcelona, ESP Men's 1m Springboard 19 327.2
2013 Barcelona, ESP Men's 3m Springboard 16 405.1
2011 Shanghai, CHN Men's 1m Springboard 33 279.55
2011 Shanghai, CHN Men's 3m Springboard 8 453.5

Hobbies: Playstation, listening to a lot of music (diveleeds.com, 8 Jun 2017)
Occupation: Athlete (fina.org, 2 Jun 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach: CLUB: Adam SMALLWOOD (ENG) (britishswimming.org, 2 Jun 2017)
Other sports: Competed in trampoline before he took up diving. (telegraph.co.uk, 11 Aug 2016)
Injuries

Metal plate in upper arm holding humerus bone together after it was shattered during a trampoline competition at age 14. Lost significant amount of skin from top of his right foot after scraping it on a board in January 2016. (telegraph.co.uk, 11 Aug 2016; bbc.com, 8 May 2016)


Reason: Lifeguard spotted him diving off the side of a pool and suggested he try the sport. (fina.org, 2 Jun 2017)
Ambition: Compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (dailymail.co.uk, 6 Feb 2017)
Hero: Chinese divers. (diveleeds.com, 8 Jun 2017)
Ritual: Scrambled eggs on toast and a big cup of tea. (teamgb.com, 2 Jun 2017)
Additional information

STILL STRIVING
"I've dreamed my entire life of getting an Olympic medal and always said that if I got an Olympic gold, I would go out as a champion and retire. But at the age of 21, every day is brilliant - there's still more to do. A perfect example is that I didn't win the 3m individual. At Europeans, Commonwealths and Olympics, I've finished second place in all of them, so that's something to work on. I've never got a world championship gold." (dailymail.co.uk, 6 Feb 2017)


HIGH HOPES
Tipped as future world champion by four-time Olympic gold medallist diver Greg LOUGANIS (USA). (dailymail.co.uk, 7 Aug 2012)


WALKIES
Father (David) missed seeing him win gold at Rio 2016 Olympic Games because he finds watching too nerve-racking. Took family dog Alfie for a walk instead. (telegraph.co.uk, 11 Aug 2016)


HONOURS LIST
Awarded MBE in 2017. (bbc.com, 30 Dec 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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