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In pics: Chris Mears & Jack Laugher at World Aquatics Championships

2015-07-29
Team GB divers Chris Mears and Jack Laugher secured a bronze medal - and a place at Rio 2016 - with their performance in the synchronised 3m springboard final at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan last night (July 27), and as is our sporting duty, we're bringing you all the highlights... Cheered on by teammate Tom Daley, the duo battled back from a poor start to score 445.2 and finish third behind China and Russia, and give Britain its first World Championship medal in the event, and first World Championship diving medal since Tom Daley's gold in 2009 in Rome, the BBC reports. "This is a biggie for us," said Laugher afterwards. "It's probably the crowning achievement of my career so far and to have my best mate stood next to me as well is what makes it even sweeter." Aww. Let's take a closer look at the boys' performance, shall we... diving 12 diving 15 diving10 diving 13 diving4 dibing5 diving9 diving6 diving 3 diving2 diving7 diving8 Former Attitude cover star Mears got wet and wild with his Team GB teammates for our Sex Issue at the end of last year - check out our exclusive behind-the-scenes video here. More stories: Colin Farrell to serve as best man at brother’s wedding Steve Grand defends skimpy, ‘stereotypically gay’ swimwear