Grace Reid channels influence of Tom Daley to snatch 3m springboard gold

• Scot wins European Championships gold with last dive
• Reid and Daley won mixed synchro gold together in 2016

Tom Daley’s aquatic adventures of late have been restricted to his brave new world of baby bathtime and the paternal enrapture it can bring. Even on his soon-to-conclude leave of absence his benign influence endures. Grace Reid climbed the stairs on the final attempt of the very last round of the 3m springboard competition at the European Diving Championships in her native Edinburgh with either a medal or despair hanging in the balance. A voice of experience rang in her ears.

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