Penguin Book


My Story

Tom Daley

Enter the enthralling world of Tom Daley, 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. Featuring exclusive photography, both personal and newly commissioned, this is the ultimate book for the 2012 Olympics.

Born in 1994, Tom Daley started diving at the age of seven. Specializing in the 10 metre platform event, he became the youngest British World Champion in any sport to come first in the FINA World Championships. He represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he was Britain's youngest competitor. Tom won two gold medals for England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 10 metre synchro diving and the 10 metre individual platform competition. In 2007, 2009 and 2010, he was named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. Tom lives with his family in Plymouth and is currently training for the 2012 London Olympics.

Division
Penguin
Publication date
24/05/2012
Category
  • Biography and Memoir
  • Hobbies and Crafts
Format TPS
246 x 189mm
Illustrations
Full colour throughout
Extent
288
US
Penguin
Translation
Penguin
Film
Professional Sports Ltd (UNDELIVERABLE)
Serial
Penguin
Audio (Unabridged)
Penguin
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