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Mitcham on Commonwealth gold: 'Oh my God, finally!'

2014-08-02
868501-32800f00-19b7-11e4-8adb-938012f29f27Out gay Aussie diver Matthew Mitcham has reacted excitedly to winning his first ever Commonwealth gold medal. Mitcham and his diving partner Domonic Bedgood narrowly beat England’s Tom Daley and James Denny to gold in the final of the men’s synchronised 10m platform event last night (August 1). Find out exactly how close the result was here. The gold medal was especially sweet for 26-year-old Mitcham, who had won six Commonwealth silver medals prior to taking home the top prize at the event last night. In a Twitter post, Mitcham celebrated his win and thanked his fans - who call themselves 'Bitchams' - for their support. See his tweets below. Yesterday also brought gold meals for Team England divers Chris Mears and Jack Laugher, who secured victory in the men’s 3m synchronised springboard event – click here to find out more. Meanwhile, earlier in the week recent Attitude cover star Greg Rutherford won gold in the men's long jump event - click here for the details. More from the Commonwealth Games 2014 Commonwealth Hotties: English gymnast Sam Oldham Commonwealth Hotties: Scottish swimmer Martin Cremin