Olympic champions Laugher and Mears fall short - but there’s a new City of Leeds duo to celebrate
Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears had to settle for fourth in the men’s 3m synchronised event at the World Championships in Budapest on Saturday, just hours after two younger members of the City of Leeds Diving club made their mark.
Diving champion Jack Laugher’s incredible journey to Olympic gold
NO ONE will be prouder than Jack Laugher when the gold medal-winning diver boards the open top bus which will carry Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic champions through the streets of Leeds at teatime.
Rio 2016: How Jack Laugher turned adversity into Olympic triumph
Four years ago Jack Laugher was a petulant teen, smashing the water with frustration and angst after a slip on the 3m springboard saw his Olympic hopes submerge in the waters of London’s Aquatic Centre.