World Series: Jack Laugher wins gold in Dubai

Jack Laugher
Laugher won Commonwealth silver in the 3m springboard but gold in the synchronised event

Britain's Jack Laugher has become the first non-Chinese winner of a World Series event in 2015 by claiming 3m springboard gold in Dubai.

He is Britain's first individual 3m springboard champion and the second to win a World Series gold after Tom Daley, who has two 10m platform titles.

The 20-year-old led from the start and scored 564.35 from his six dives to beat China's Chong He and Yuan Cao.

Chinese divers had won all 15 World Series events so far in 2015.

Laugher broke his own personal best and finished just eight points off the world record, according to his coach Ady Hinchliffe.

Rebecca Gallantree failed to qualify for the women's 3m springboard final.

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