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Plymouth's three diving hopes through to the women's final

Silver medalists Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch have qualified for the individual 10m diving final Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

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.

13-year-old Victoria Vincent has qualified for the 10m diving final Credit: Martin Rickett/PA

And Team England's youngest member, 13-year-old Victoria Vincent, who also trains at Plymouth's Life Centre, qualified in eighth place.

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Youngest member of England squad dives today

13 year old diver Victoria Vincent Credit: Martin Rickett/PA

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 diving duo win Commonwealth medal

Tonia Couch (right) and Sarah Barrow with their silver medals after the Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Diving Final Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

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 wins second gold

Plymouth's Ben Proud wins his second gold of the Commonwealth Games Credit: BBC

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.

Proud on course for gold double

Plymouth swimmer Ben Proud Credit: John Walton/PA

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.

England's Sophie Taylor on the podium with her Gold medal as she celebrates victory in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA

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.


Exclusive interview with Ben Proud's family

Plymouth swimmer Ben Proud's family have spoken exclusively to ITV Westcountry of their pride at his ground-breaking gold medal. The 19 year-old became England's first gold medal winner in the pool on Friday night, setting a new Commonwealth and British record. Later, Proud collected bronze in the 100 metre freestyle relay.

A second gold at these Commonwealths is well within Ben's sights now after he qualified third fastest for the 50 metre freestyle final tomorrow.

His mum Sally and big brother Oliver talk below about how proud they are:

Proud takes gold to make Plymouth proud

England's Ben Proud (right) celebrates winning the gold medal in the Men's 50m Butterfly Final. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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.

Tancock loses title but takes bronze

Chris Walker-Hebborn with his gold medal after winning the Men's 100m Backstroke hugs teammate and bronze medalist Liam Tancock. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire.

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.

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