Tom Daley lost his dad, Rob to a battle with brain cancer last year. The 18 year old is Britain's first individual diving medallist for 52 years.
Tom Daley said he was 'over the moon' to win bronze. The noise from supporters in the 17,500 capacity Aquatics Centre seemed likely to raise the wave-shaped roof. But as he stood poised, ready to take each dive the audience waited in silence.
David Beckham was in the crowd and could be seen 'high-fiving' eldest child Brooklyn as Daley went to the top of the leaderboard after his fourth dive. His two other sons, Romeo and Cruz were also with him.
Tom Daley, who was left disappointed last week after failing to win a medal with team-mate Pete Waterfield in the 10m synchronised platform dive revealed the football star offered him some word's of advice.
Tom Daley who became the youngest ever male Olympian from Great Britain when he competed in the Beijing Games aged 14 said he "felt so happy right now."