LONDON 2012: Olympics Watch – Monday 29th July

July 29, 2012

The first Monday of the London 2012 Games introduces one of Great Britain’s key protagonists for Olympic glory.

Tom Daley dives for a medal with partner Pete Waterfield in the men’s 10m platform synchro event in the Aquatics Centre, starting at 3pm on BBC One.

Zara Phillips and her GB eventing team-mates will be in action during the sport’s dramatic cross-country stage in Greenwich Park throughout Monday afternoon, then Britain’s men’s gymnasts will go for a team medal, after making the final of this event for the first time in 88 years, from 4.30pm.

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LONDON 2012: Olympic Games – Diving

January 1, 2000

Diving requires acrobatic excellence and supreme coordination skills, as athletes dive from heights of up to 10m into the waters below.

Great Britain’s best hope of a medal rests with teenage sensation Tom Daley and his dive partner Pete Waterfield in the synchronised 10m platform.

But China remain the nation to beat, having won all eight Olympic disciplines at the last World Championships.

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