Tom Daley: Diving For Gold sparks a love-in for Tom on social media from excited viewers

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Tom Daley: Diving For Gold presented an intimate portrait of the diving champion's four-year journey from London 2012 until now.

The ITV programme covered the Plymouth-born star's sporting, public and personal life.

It included Tom's coming out when he revealed his relationship with Oscar-winning Hollywood writer Dustin Lance Black and the couple's engagement.

Tom Daley with his Olympic bronze medal (Anna Gowthorpe/PA)
Tom Daley with his Olympic bronze medal (Anna Gowthorpe/PA)

Viewers watched as Tom Daley: Diving For Gold detailed his OCD, his move to London from Plymouth, reaction from members of his family and coaching team and the gamble he is taking in learning a new dive in pursuit of Olympic gold in Rio.

Tom, who lost his dad - his biggest supporter - to a brain tumour in 2011, still feels the loss.

"He always knew what to say to make me feel better. He was always just there to be supportive," the 22-year-old said.

Tom Daley with Dustin Lance Black (ITV)
Tom Daley with Dustin Lance Black (ITV)

Tom will compete for Great Britain in this summer's Olympics, his third, in Rio de Janeiro.

The documentary served its purpose - it got everyone on Twitter excited about the Games. What's more, it was a veritable Tom Daley love-in.

Can't wait for the Olympics

Loving Tom and Dustin

Tom is adorable

Fantastic programme