Tom Daley doc on ITV to tell story of his life from 2012 to 2016

The film will follow the athlete's training for Rio and his coming out as gay


As Tom Daley prepares for the challenges of the Rio Olympics, his life is going to be the subject of a new ITV documentary.


Commissioned by ITV, Tom Daley: Diving For Gold will follow the athlete’s sporting, public and personal life as he works alongside his new coach and aims for Gold in Rio. It will also document his coming out as gay as he announces his relationship with Dustin Lance Black.

Neil Edwards, Senior Executive Producer at production company Twofour, said: “It’s a privilege to have such intimate access to one of Britain’s best loved and most talented Olympians.


“As a nation we’re emotionally invested in Tom Daley, and I’m delighted Twofour and Tom continue to share our close relationship and will be bringing his exhilarating sporting and personal story to the screen through ITV.”