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All three of Plymouth's divers competing in the women's 10m competition have qualified for the final.
Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow, who won a silver medal in the synchronized event yesterday, qualified in third and ninth place respectively.
And Team England's youngest member, 13-year-old Victoria Vincent, who also trains at Plymouth's Life Centre, qualified in eighth place.
Plymouth diver Victoria Vincent is about to take to the pool in the qualifying round for the women's 10m diving competition.
13-year-old Victoria almost didn't make it to Glasgow because it was feared she was too young. On finding out the news last month that she could go, she tweeted her delight.
Plymouth's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow have won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.
The synchronised diving pair duo for the first four rounds of the 10m competition, but were eventually beaten by the Canadian pair.
Plymouth's Ben Proud has completed an outstanding Commonwealth Games sprint double by adding the 50 metre freestyle crown to his 50 metre butterfly gold.
The 19 year old came home in 21 point 92 seconds, holding off stiff competition from the Australians Cameron McEvoy and James Magnussen, who took silver and bronze.
19-year-old Plymouth swimming sensation Ben Proud is hot favourite to win a second Commonwealth gold in the Tollcross pool this evening.
Proud set a new games record and personal best in the 50m freestyle semi-final last night. He claimed England's first swimming gold of the Games on Friday night in another sprint, the 50m butterfly, as well as a team relay bronze.
Meanwhile, Sophie Taylor became the third England teenager to win a gold medal in the 100m breaststroke. Taylor has been training alongside Proud and the Plymouth Leander swimming team for the last month in the lead up to the Games. She put herself on the national map by storming home ahead of favourite Lorna Tonks of Australia.
In the commonwealth games, Torquay's Natalie Melmore failed to defend her title in the lawn bowls singles as she was beaten 21-15 by Jo Edwards. She had to settle for bronze.
Plymouth's Ben Proud has clinched England's first swimming gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
He was hotly tipped to top the podium after qualifying for the 50m butterfly final with a season's best time of 23.16 seconds. And he didn't disappoint at the Tollcross swimming centre.
The 19-year-old finished half a stroke ahead of his rival, the veteran south african Ronald Schoeman, recording a time of just 22.93 seconds.
And it wasn't just a gold medal he won. Proud also set a new Commonwealth record and British record as well.
Exeter's Liam Tancock has lost his 100 metre backstroke title.
The 29-year-old, who has returned from a hip injury, had to settle for a bronze medal.
Tancock lost out to fellow Englishman Chris Walker-Hebborn who set a new Commonwealth record with a time of 53.12 seconds.
Two West Country swimmers are hoping to win medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight.
Plymouth's Ben Proud is the favourite to win gold in the men's 50metres butterfly having reached the final as the fastest qualifier.
Exeter's Liam Tancock is in contention for a medal in the men's 100metres backstroke.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has told us he's committed to carrying on in the sport for at least another two years. It comes just 24 hours after it was rumoured he was going to retire to pursue his television career.
In an interview with our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth, he said diving remained his priority - and his ambition was to compete at the next Olympic games in Rio.