Tom Daley & Olympics diving a ‘definite medal contender

Tom Daley & Olympics diving  a ‘definite medal contender

Tom Daley & Olympics diving  a 'definite medal contender

Tom Daley & Olympics diving  a ‘definite medal contender

UK: poster boy Tom Daley dives cleared the first round of the men’s individual event tonight, putting 18 to 15 competitors.

Languishing in 25th place just before the last dive, Daley pulled down 84.15 points in the last attempt to reverse 3 ½ somersault tuck.

Tom Daley & Olympics diving  a ‘definite medal contender

He ended the session, a total of 448.45 points.

Daley’s team-mate in the GB synchronized 10m platform partner Pete Waterfield is not eligible, the 23-place finisher.

Although Daley has met this section of the hope for a medal in the finals tomorrow dampened a bit boring.

Favorite China Qui Bo, the top team score of 563.70 in qualifying, while main rival German Sanchez of Mexico was fifth in 495.85.