Daley's diving partner retires

Pete Waterfield, who came fourth alongside Tom Daley in the synchronised diving at London 2012 has announced his retirement.

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Pete Waterfield is "hanging up his trunks"

Tom Daley's Olympic platform synchro partner Pete Waterfield Credit: PA Wire

Pete Waterfield, 32, from Waltham Forest, who won silver in the Athens 2004 Games, has been struggling with injuries and cuts to his funding.

He said he was grateful to have had "so many amazing years in the sport" doing what he loved, but that "the time has come to hang up my trunks"

Pete at the 18th FINA Visa Diving World Cup, in the Olympic Park Credit: PA Wire
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