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Reading diver Chris Mears helps win GB's first diving gold medal at Rio

Chris Mears and Jack Laugher have won GB's first dicing gold medal Credit: PA

Reading's Chris Mears and his partner Jack Laugher have won Great Britain's first Olympic diving gold medal at the Games in Rio.

The pair secured victory in the men's synchronised 3m springboard.

They scored a total of 454.32.

Chris Mears and Jack Laugher celebrate GB's first dicing gold medal Credit: PA



Mears family support their son

Mears family at the Olympic park Credit: Mears family

The Mears family are preparing to celebrate again as their 19 year old son Chris prepares to compete at the Aquatic Centre.

The whole family were out in force to celebrate the Reading diver's fifth place in the synchronised diving on Wednesday.

But they hope he can win a medal in the individual event which starts tomorrow.

Chris with team mate Nick Robinson- Baker Credit: Mears family