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My Story by Tom Daley


My Story by Tom Daley

Enter the enthralling world of Tom Daley in My Story - medallist in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Tom had the whole country behind him when he won bronze at the Olympics this year. A double Commonwealth gold medal winner, he is one of the sport's most exciting athletes. But there is also a heartbreaking and inspiring story of a young man coping with the death of his father whilst under the glare of the world's media spotlight.In this, Tom's first official memoir, he offers unprecedented access to the pressures, challenges and fascinating experiences of a world-class Olympian. From his day-to-day schedule, to his hobbies and family life, to sharing his hopes and dreams in the build up to the London Olympics, this book offers a unique chance to get close to Tom. The face of the Olympics, and host of ITV show splash, Tom is loved by the nation. My Story features exclusive photography of Tom Daley, both personal and newly commissioned, in the ultimate book for the 2012 Olympics.Tom Daley starting diving at the age of seven. He was the youngest competitor in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. In 2012, he was a bronze medallist at the Olympics in London.

About the Author

One of the world’s most recognised Olympic athletes, Tom Daley is well known for the incredible achievements he has made at such a young age. Tom first made a name for himself when he won gold at the European Championship in 2008 as a 13-year old, becoming Britain’s second youngest male Olympian of all time. 2012 found him winning the overall FINA World Series title, alongside his second European gold, before qualifying for London 2012. Since scooping a bronze medal at the London Olympics and the the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, his drive to win gold has gone from strength- to-strength.

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Publication date

24th May 2012


Tom Daley

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Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd


288 pages


Autobiography: sport
Swimming & diving



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