From the Hydro to Rio – two former Harrogate Diving Club members compete against each other in the Olympic Games

Back in 2010 they were members of the same team – District Diving Club.

Now GB’s Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher and Oliver Dingley, diving for the Republic of Ireland, will be competing against each other in the 3 metre springboard competition which gets underway in Rio today (Monday 15 August 2016).

Both young men were coached by Damian Ball, then Head Coach and Diving Development Manager at the Hydro in Harrogate.  Damian is currently out in Rio coaching Oliver.

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