Team GB diver Tom Daley has announced he will not be competing at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after deciding to take a year out to ‘rest and be with my family’.
Daley, who has won four Commonwealth Games gold medals and one silver while competing for England, revealed the news on Instagram on Tuesday.
The Tokyo 2020 gold medallist wrote: ‘I won’t be competing in this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
‘Before the Olympics last year, my coach and I decided I would take a year out from the sport to have some time to rest and be with my family. Can’t wait to watch all my team mates kick some butt this summer!’
The 28-year-old is married to film director Dustin Lance Black and they have a young son, Robbie.
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Team GB diver Tom Daley has announced he will not compete at the Commonwealth Games
The Team GB star revealed he is going to ‘take a year out to rest and be with my family’