Team GB's medal count rises to 4 after bronze for divers Daley and Goodfellow

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Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow won Olympic bronze in the men's synchronised 10 metres platform final as Britain's aquatics stars claimed another medal in Rio - raising Team GB's medal count to four.

Great Britain's Tom Daley (right) and Daniel Goodfellow (left) celebrate with their bronze medals after the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform Final at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on the third day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil.
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China's Chen Aisen and Lin Yue were the clear stars of the night - they won gold with 496.98 points, storming into first place after their first dive at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.

David Boudia and Steel Johnson of the United States took silver with 457.11 points, while Team GB's Daley and Goodfellow finished with 444.45 points.

The British pair were diving last of the eight teams and there was a tense wait before the result was confirmed. Daley had his arm around Goodfellow and the pair tumbled into the water in delight as the result was declared.

Their victory came after much hard work from the pair - Goodfellow, from Cambridge, even moved into Daley's London home for five weeks before Rio to solidify their partnership on and off the boards.

And it certainly paid off - Daley and Goodfellow were in medal contention throughout.

The pair were third after the first three of six dives, but their fourth dive, a reverse three and a half somersaults with tuck scored 81.60 as they slipped to fifth.

Great Britain's Tom Daley (left) and Daniel Goodfellow during the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform Final at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on the third day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil.
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Their penultimate dive - a forward four and a half somersaults with tuck - scored the highest degree of difficulty in their repertoire at 3.7.

But they delivered, scoring 92.13, to return to a provisional podium position, behind China and the United States, but ahead of Germany and Mexico.

Just a back three and a half somersaults with pike was to come. Diving last meant the pair knew exactly what they needed - more than 83.64 to push the Germans into fourth place and take the bronze home.

Britain's Tom Daley, bottom, and Daniel Goodfellow compete during the men's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.
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And they did it! Our boys scored a spectacular 89.64 in their final dive.

Now Daley will have his eyes set on the individual diving event - good luck!