British heartthrob diver Tom Daley competed in the men’s 10m platform diving final last night. He did really well — and won bronze overall, behind American David Boudia and China’s Qui Bo. He dived like this:
And entered the pool just perfectly, dive after dive, like this:
Though at one point he had to re-do a dive. All the crazy British fans in the Aquatics Centre took pictures of him (as you would) while he performed his first dive — and all the camera flashes apparently knocked Daley off his game. He initially scored 75.60, but after lodging a complaint with his coach and then the officials, he got a second shot — and upped his score to 91.80.
Oh, and he took showers:
Once all the diving was done, Daley’s score left him in third place. A bronze medal! Here’s the celebrations:
BuzzFeed’s image uploader understands Daley-mania:
Tom and all the other Team GB divers even jumped in the pool. Jeah!
And then this is how Chinese diver Qui Bo “celebrated” his silver medal placement:
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