Laugher and Mears honoured at SJA Awards

15 Dec 2016

Olympic Champions Chris Mears and Jack Laugher have been honoured by the Sports Journalist's Association (SJA). 

At the annual SJA Awards, Mears and Laugher were awarded theprestigious Chairman's Award after becoming the first ever British Diving Olympic Champions. 

The pair excelled at the Rio 2016 Games and claimed their bronze medal in the 3m Synchro. On the day they won they entered the Maria Lenk venue to a green diving pit and poor weather conditions but knew they were on the edge of history.