North Yorkshire Olympian wins junior championships

Ripon's rising star Jack Laugher claimed the third world youth title of his career after diving to victory in the three-metre springboard at the World Junior Diving Championships.

Laugher, 17, attracted one score of 10 to get Great Britain got off to a golden start on the opening day in Adelaide.

The teen diver won the junior 3m and 1m crowns in Tucson two years ago and has since established himself inside the world's top 10.

Laugher unfortunately crashed out in the first round in the Olympics and failed to compete his final dive.

But in his first competition since London 2012 he proved his class, winning a 10 for his second three-and-a-half reverse somersaults, on way to a score of 635.45.

Laugher will go for more gold tomorrow when he partners Tom Daley in the 3m synchro.

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