Gold for Tom Daley

Plymouth's Tom Daley successfully defended his Commonwealth Games title in the men's 10-metre platform final.

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Teenager Dixon enjoying his spot in the limelight

Plymouth Diving's Matthew Dixon has described his Commonwealth Games debut as an 'amazing experience'.

The 14-year-old finished a credible 9th in the Men's 10m platform, and had the crowd on their feet with a brilliant fourth dive.

The Ivybridge Community College pupil is expected to be a serious contender at the next Games in four years time.

Plymouth diver Daley sets his sights on Rio 2016

Tom Daley has successfully defended his Commonwealth Games title in the 10 metre platform.

The Plymouth diver dominated last night's final, finishing 82 points ahead of his nearest rival to take the gold medal.

His best was his penultimate dive - the back 3.5 somersault. A stunning effort which recorded a score of 102.6 points from the judges - the highest of the competition.

The 20-year-old is now setting his sights on the Rio Olympics in 2016, where he hopes to win gold after scooping bronze in London:

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Daley crushes opponents and wins gold in 10m diving

England's Tom Daley successfully defended his Commonwealth Games title in the men's 10-metre platform final.

England's Tom Daley during the Diving Men's 10m Platform final. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The 20-year-old from Plymouth won his third Commonwealth gold, after two in Delhi four years ago, with a score of 516.55.

The margin of victory was a huge 82.85 as Malaysia's Ooi Tze Liang finished second on 433.70 and Canada's Vincent Riendeau was third with 429.25.

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