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Daniel Goodfellow Was Left Out Of The Coverage Of Tom Daley’s Bronze Medal Win

Newspapers decided to lead with photos of Tom Daley instead of his equally deserving diving partner.

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Goodfellow wasn't cropped out of the original image the newspapers printed. This just happened to be the photo they all chose to lead with.

Mike Egerton / PA WIRE

There are also many photos that the papers could have chosen that included both of them.

The Daily Telegraph's front page even surprised Goodfellow's mum, Sharon, on Twitter.

@suttonnick I am very surprised by this photo. Is it for real? I am Dan's mum

Speaking on ITV's This Morning Sharon Goodfellow said: “I only know because the photographer that’s always at Daniel’s competitions tweeted back to the paper saying ‘what’s going on, it takes two to do synchronised diving’, but I did send a little tweet … Daniel doesn't mind, he's quite happy to stay in the background.”

Quite a few people noticed.

Erm. Excuse me national newspapers but why isn't Daniel Goodfellow also on the front page with Tom Daley? Dear oh dear #RioOlympics2016

Come on @thetimes you can do better than this, won't take long to change 'synchronised partner' to Dan Goodfellow. https://t.co/seGtNSBSOU

Congrats to Tom Daley (and his synchro partner Dan Goodfellow, who seems to be getting cropped out of the story):

Much of uk media predictably being the absolute worst in not naming/picturing @danngoodfellow in their headline coverage 🙄

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