'Plymouth will always be home' as Tom Daley announces move to London

'Plymouth will always be home' as Tom Daley announces move to London

'Plymouth will always be home' as Tom Daley announces move to London

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Diving hero Tom Daley has said that Plymouth will always be his home, as he announces a relocation to London Aquatics Centre in adavnace of the Rio Olympics.

The move, from spring 2014, will see Tom train at the world class facilities at teh Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Tom said: "Plymouth will obviously always be my home but after thinking long and hard about my future in diving, I have decided that a change will be beneficial to my development.

I have my sights firmly set on Rio 2016, and I’m looking forward to starting the next chapter in my diving career in London. I have some great memories at that pool.

"I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Andy for all his help over the years. He has been pivotal to my achievements and I wouldn’t be the diver I am today without his continued dedication and support. I know we will keep in close contact and I know he will always be there for me.

"I also want to thank everyone at the Life Centre and the Council for their support over the years. I will obviously miss everyone at Plymouth Diving but will look forward to the trips home."

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