Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Laugher Has the Last Laugh with Golden Glasgow Double

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Laugher Has the Last Laugh with Golden Glasgow Double

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HARROGATE diver Jack Laugher was overjoyed after completing his Commonwealth Games campaign with a second gold medal.

The 19-year-old won the men's three-metres springboard for England alongside his best friend Chris Mears in Edinburgh's.

Laugher, the one-metre springboard individual champion on Wednesday and silver medallist in the three-metres individual event on Thursday, and Mears finished with a total of 431.94 to triumph at Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool.

"It was amazing," Laugher said. "The Commonwealth Games have been an absolute dream for me. I was hoping, if I could get lucky, to come away with three medals.

"To come away with two golds and a silver is absolutely fantastic. To do the last one with my best mate and to get that alongside each other is what we've been dreaming of all year."

England gymnast Clau" dia Fragapane won herfourth gold of the Commonwealth Games after she claimed the individual floor title at Glasgow's SSE Hydro. …

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