Tom Daley: 'a gay role model' after coming out

There's strong support in the region tonight for the diver Tom Daley who's announced he's in a gay relationship and couldn't be happier.

Tom Daley thanked fans for their support to his YouTube message

In a video message to his fans and followers on the internet, he says he now feels ready to talk about the relationship.

Andy Banks, head coach at Plymouth Diving: I think he's really brave

Our correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports on Tom's brave announcement.