Jack Laugher adds silver to synchro gold in three metres springboard
Jack Laugher won his second medal of the Rio Olympics with silver in the three metres springboard on Tuesday.
The 21-year-old took a brilliant gold with Chris Mears in the 3m synchro and continued that form in the individual final.
Laugher's achievement was all the more impressive considering he almost missed the final altogether.
Three disappointing dives in Tuesday morning's semi-final left him teetering on the brink but he scraped through in the 12th and final position.
That meant Laugher dived first in the final and it worked to his advantage as he piled the pressure on his competitors... read more
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