Duncan Goodhew, the Deputy Mayor of the Olympic Village, told ITVs Daybreak that the the tweet against Tom Daley was 'appaling'.
Police are investigating after a twitter user accused Plymouth diver Tom Daley of letting his late father down. A 17-year-old was arrested in Weymouth this morning in connection with the tweet.
Daley and his partner Pete Waterfield missed out on a medal yesterday when they finished fourth in the men's synchronised 10 metre platform diving event at the Olympics.
Dorset Police arrested a 17-year-old at a guest house in Weymouth today after malicious tweets were sent to Olympic diver Tom Daley.