Tom Daley records special message to fans on behalf of Team GB

first_imgHowever Daley didn’t go home empty-handed, as he claimed bronze with Dan Goodfellow in the synchronised 10m platform event. Tom Daley Tom DaleyCredit:@TomDaley1994 Flying home proud to be a part of @TeamGB . It may not have gone the way I hoped, but I’m ready for what’s next. pic.twitter.com/iPxRmZtKEj— Tom Daley (@TomDaley1994) August 22, 2016 Tom Daley’s bid for Olympic gold in Rio unravelled when he failed to qualify for the final of the 10m platform event.center_img Tom Daley’s Olympics might not have gone the way he hoped, but the diver still took the time to record a special message for Team GB supporters.Wearing his team kit, Daley addressed the camera: “I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all of the support over these Olympic Games. And I’m saying this on behalf of all Team GB too, because you’ve been absolutely amazing.” He was hoping to emulate swimmer Adam Peaty with gold, but exited the men’s 10 metres platform competition in the semi-final stage. His body would not do what his mind wanted it to, his coach said.Despite the setback, Daley vowed to be back in Tokyo. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img

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