Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow won silver medals in the Men’s 10m Synchro on day four of the LEN European Aquatics Championships.
Daley and Goodfellow continued their good form in 2016 by claiming their first European Championship medal as a pair.
Having earnt an Olympic berth earlier this year at the World Cup, Daley and Goodfellow have continued to go from strength-to-strength and showed their promise again in front of the home crowd.
The pair impressed with their fourth dive the Reverse 3 ½ Somersaults tucked to score 91.80. They went into the final round in first place but dropped marks on their Back 3 ½ Somersaults piked, dropping to silver with a final points total of 444.30.
Daley said: “I think we’ve got lots of positives to take from tonight’s performance. Yes, we wanted the gold medal and yes it was really close, but we’re happy.
I think we’ve got lots of positives to take from tonight’s performance. Yes, we wanted the gold medal and yes it was really close, but we’re happy.
“It was the highest score we’ve ever got on our first two dives and we we’re only two points off our highest score and we dropped two of our dives.”
Germany’s Sascha Klein and Patrick Hausding took gold with 445.25 points, maintaining their unbeaten record in the Men’s 10m Synchro event at European level.
Ukraine’s Oleksandr Gorshkovozov and Maksym Dolgov recorded a score of 429.75 and claimed bronze.
At the end of day four in London the British Diving team have won a gold, two silvers and a bronze medal meaning that LEN European Aquatics Championships 2016 is the their most successful ever.