Who are Daley’s 10m platform rivals?
As always, China will be the country to beat with 2019 world champion Yang Jian and silver medallist Yang Hao qualifying places (The last Olympics in which China did not finish as the world’s No. 1 diving team was in 1984!).
For America, David Dismore will hope to pick up the baton as his country’s leading diver after David Boudia, Olympic champion in 2012 and bronze medallist in 2016, failed to make selection.
The Russians are also ones to watch with Daley pushed into second at the recent European Championships by Aleksandr Bondar (although he will be competing under the ROC – Russian Olympic Committee – title due to Russia’s ban from international sport).
Closer to home and Daley’s team-mate Noah Williams will also be in action in the same individual event.
Where can I watch it?
Eurosport are the main European rights holders for broadcasting the Olympics this year although the BBC will still be covering the big moments across their channels. With Eurosport you will need a subscription. You can add it to your Sky, BT or Virgin contract or sign up to Eurosport Player for direct access.
Who are Team GB’s other diving medal hopefuls?
As a two-time Olympic medalist it is hard to look past 3m springboard diver Jack Laugher. He may have been off the boil at the recent European Championships in May with sixth place finishes in the individual and springboard but he has the experience and talent to pull himself back on track when it matters. More encouragingly, he and Goodfellow also won gold at the Tokyo test event earlier this year.
Daley and Lee are serious medal contenders in the synchro event while the women will have high hopes of landing a long over-due Olympic podium finish, with Commonwealth champion Grace Reid arriving at her second Olympics in the 3m events with Lois Toulson, girlfriend of Laugher, also making her second Games appearance in the 10m individual and synchro events.
There is plenty of young talent too, including Eden Cheng in the women’s 10m synchro and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix, last year’s BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year winner.
Full diving schedule
Tuesday, July 27
Women’s synchronised 10m platform final: 15:00-16:00 (07:00-08:00 BST)
Wednesday, July 28
Men’s synchronised 3m springboard final: 15:00-16:00 (07:00-08:00 BST)
Friday, July 30
Women’s 3m springboard preliminary: 15:00-17:30 (07:00-09:30 BST)
Saturday, July 31
Women’s 3m springboard semifinal: 15:00-16:25 (07:00-08:25 BST)
Sunday, Aug 1
Women’s 3m springboard final: 15:00-16:25 (07:00-08:25 BST)
Monday, Aug 2
Men’s 3m springboard preliminary: 15:00-17:30 (07:00-09:30 BST)
Tuesday, Aug 3
Men’s 3m springboard semifinal: 10:00-11:30 (02:00-03:30 BST)
Men’s 3m springboard final: 15:00-16:30 (07:00-08:30 BST)
Wednesday, Aug 4
Women’s 10m platform preliminary: 15:00-17:30 (07:00-09:30 BST)
Thursday, Aug 5
Women’s 10m platform semifinal: 10:00 – 11:25 (02:00-03:25 BST)
Women’s 10m platform final: 15:00 – 16:25 (07:00-08:25 BST)
Friday, Aug 6
Men’s 10m platform preliminary: 15:00-17:30 (07:00-09:30 BST)
Saturday, August 7
Men’s 10m platform semi-final: 10:00-11:40 (02:00-03:40 BST)
Men’s 10m platform final: 15:00-16:25 (07:00-08:25 BST)
Team GB diving team in full
Eden Cheng: Women’s 10m synchro
Thomas Daley: Men’s 10m platform, men’s 10m synchro
Daniel Goodfellow: Men’s 3m synchro
James Heatly: Men’s 3m individual
Jack Laugher: Men’s 3m springboard, men’s 3m synchro
Matty Lee: Men’s 10m synchro
Scarlett Mew Jensen: Women’s 3m springboard
Grace Reid: Women’s 3m springboard, women’s 3m synchro
Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix: Women’s 10m platform
Katherine Torrance: Women’s 3m synchro
Lois Toulson: Women’s 10m platform, women’s 10m synchro
Noah Williams: Men’s 10m platform