Tom Daley’s Mum Hits Back At British Swimming Boss

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As you might have read for instance on Inside the Games, British Swimming’s CEO David Sparkes has critized Olympic swimmer diver Tom Daley for agreeing to front the new diving reality show Splash!, saying his ambitions to work in television could hamper his diving carreer. Daley’s coach Andy Banks hit back, and Daley’s synchronized partner Peter Waterfield also, and now mummy’s mad too, sending a furious open letter to British Swimming:

“As far as I’m aware, Tom was one of the few major success stories for British Swimming this summer… and possibly one of the athletes that helped you retain your job.
Others say that your performance was the worst of any CEO in British sport.
Surely you should be thanking Tom and showing your support and gratitude?”

Ouch!

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