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Encyclopedia > Peter Waterfield

Peter Waterfield (born 12 March 1981) is a British diver.


In the diving events at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he won the Silver medal in the mens synchronised 10 metre platform, with partner Leon Taylor. He had come fourth in the same competition in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.


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England's Peter Waterfield and Leon Taylor denied Canada's Alexandre Despatie an unprecedented third diving gold at a single Commonwealth Games with a spectacular one-two finish on the 10-metre platform.
Waterfield won the gold in a desperately close battle, with Taylor and Despatie taking silver and bronze and less than a point separating the three after 11 dives.
The diminutive Waterfield lay in third place behind Australia's Robert Newbery and Taylor going into the final round but held his nerve with a great dive to set his rivals a formidable task when their turns came.
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