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Jack Laugher MBE

Diving

Jack Laugher MBE is a specialist on springboard who won Britain's first ever Olympic gold medal in diving by winning the men's synchronised 3m springboard event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio with Team England's Chris Mears and later, Daniel Goodfellow. 

Born in 1995, aged 25, Laugher has excelled since he began to learn how to dive in his home town Harrogate, having 18 medals to his name, including 10 golds appearing at 8 Championships/ Games. 

Height

168

Weight

72

Date of Birth

30 January 1995

Place of Birth

Harrogate

Club

Leeds Diving Club

Commonwealth Appearances

Gold Coast 2018

Glasgow 2014

Delhi 2010

Sporting Achievements

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - 3 x gold

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Gold and silver

2016 European Championships - Gold and silver

2015 World Championships - 2 x bronze

2015 FINA Diving World Series - Gold

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - 2 x gold and 1 x silver

Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games - Finalist

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In 2017, Laugher won Diver of the Year at the British Swimming awards, but the recognition of his success doesn't terminate here, shortly after being presented in the New years Honours for services to Diving, Jack is awarded an MBE alongside partner Mears.

Laugher really kickstarted his medalled success at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow where he represented Team England and proceeded to return home with 2 golds and a silver. 

His success streak continued to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio where he won a Gold and a Silver. One week later, Laugher won a silver in the men's individual 3m springboard, becoming the first British diver to win multiple Olympic diving medals at the same Games, making history.

Gold Coast 2018 was Jack's third Commonwealth Games where he won gold in the 1m springboard and 3m springboard as well as the 3m synchro event and we cannot wait to see what he brings to the aquatic centre in Birmingham 2022. 


Diving
England is one of the top diving nations in the Commonwealth with some of the sport’s biggest stars such as Tom Daley competing for Team England at previous Games.

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