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Tom Daley's height is 5ft 9in (175 cm)

British Diver. He has claimed "I'm 5ft 9".


Tonia Couch (who says "5 ft 4 i think") and Tom
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Arch Stanton says on 16/Feb/14
He does look tiny next to Dan Osborne and Vernon Kay but they're very tall. Whatever anybody says about him though it takes real balls to jump off those high boards. I jumped off the 5 metre board facing the pool a few years back which was bad enough, and I could barely even look at the 10 metre high board above it, it's really scary trust me on this. To jump off one of those boards backwards!!! and do what he does in the air and then land safely in pool requires extraordinary skill and courage. I mean can you imagine even trying to learn how to dive off of it, you're gonna need a lot of practice and you know its really going to hurt as you try to learn.. To keep doing that, eesh.
simon says on 16/Feb/14
Click Here he says hes 5'8 here
[Editor Rob: it was from age 16]
Height181 says on 9/Feb/14
I don't think he is anymore than 5'7.5'' - 5'8''.
MD says on 21/Jan/14
It's werid, because he can look short for some reason. Maybe, it's his youthful face. He looks like a young child at times.
Beliavskiy says on 20/Jan/14
Always thought he was 5'8, anyway, he looks short.
mr.rashid says on 19/Jan/14
I laughed when some sites listed him 177cm, on the show Splash he looked more 5'8" max.
Lara says on 15/Dec/13
Rob, What about the other british divers Chris Mears and Jack Laugher?
[Editor Rob: not really looked at any apart from Tom]
Oops dropped one says on 3/Dec/13
@Arch Stanton The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Marc says on 4/Nov/13
wow! his height and weight almost same with me! same age also.
Rachael says on 11/Jul/13
He's 177cm. It was on the official Olympic page.
5 10 says on 1/Mar/13
he looked taller at the olympics opening ceremony, like 5' 11. i was surprised, but he usually looks 5' 9. beckham was 2 inches taller when they met during the olympics
truth178cm says on 5/Feb/13
more than a strong 5ft8, less than a strong 5ft9. 174-175cm would be my guess.
SAK says on 26/Jan/13
Not the best angle.

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On the show Splash, he is completely towered by Vernon Kay. Not surprising as Kay is 18cm/7" taller the Daley.
Balrog says on 23/Jan/13
He doesn't strike me as a full 5'9''.
Trent says on 21/Jan/13
The official site did have measurements for the Olympians though. I'm not sure where they got those numbers.
SAK says on 20/Jan/13
ali says on 17/Jan/13
he was measured for the olympics as 177cm
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There are no official measurements for olympics.
Trent says on 19/Jan/13
A lot of professional sportsmen end up getting fat actually because their body gets used to taking in the massive amount of calories but is no longer burning it off. Hopefully he stays in shape and he has a great face anyway.
ali says on 17/Jan/13
he was measured for the olympics as 177cm
Maximus Meridius says on 16/Jan/13
@Arch Stanton i doubt he will let himself go he will never be like 14stone but no way maybe 12stone at the most.
FACE says on 16/Jan/13
@Maximus Meridius I still think 5'8 (173 cm) - 5'8.5 (174 cm) at night.
Maximus Meridius says on 15/Jan/13
@FACE 5ft 8in i don't think so now way is 5ft 8in he is a strong 5ft 9in guy he doesn't drop below that what he says he looks he is at the range that you call near 5ft 9in he might drop slightly under 5ft 9in at night.
FACE says on 12/Jan/13
Rob, do you think he is 5'8 (173 cm) at night?
[Editor Rob: I think he can at times look 5ft 8.5, other times near 5ft 9, so at the moment I wouldn't say he was only 5ft 8]
Trent says on 12/Jan/13
I meant growth in height.
Arch Stanton says on 12/Jan/13
Have you seen his parents Trent? His mother and late father both overweight and heavily built. Tom's still a teenager and built like one I guess, I'm pretty sure he'll bulk out later in his 20s.
Trent says on 11/Jan/13
Considerable growth for him is very unlikely, but it isn't too rare for a guy his age to pull out a fraction more or even an inch. We'll see.

And yes, the girls swoon over him. He'll get way more attention the way he is than if he was just a regular looking 6'1 guy.
Arch Stanton says on 11/Jan/13
Sure that's what you mean Miko LOL. I must admit I was surprised when Tom said he's straight. But he seems to have no problem attracting pretty ladies so kudos to him.
Mathew says on 10/Jan/13
Doesn't give off a 5'9" impression in the above photo. More 5ft 7-8.
Maximus Meridius says on 10/Jan/13
Rob is there a chance he is still growing he is only 18 there is still time for him too grow taller he could reach 5ft 10in one day maybe even 5ft 11in or 6ft 0in do you think he could reach 6ft 0in when he is 20 is it possible for guys too grow 3 inches at 20 he could be a late grower.
[Editor Rob: his fitness/diet probably has probably helped him achieve near his programmed height. Will he be finished or grow more, well we'll see in a couple years if he managed anything else.]
miko says on 9/Jan/13
I'm sure he'll lose height from constantly being bent forwards, and I mean from all the diving he does!
Arch Stanton says on 9/Jan/13
Must have grown, last I saw he looked 5'8" tops.
Chris says on 9/Jan/13
Rob, do you think he has finished growing?
[Editor Rob: I think he is now]
SAK says on 9/Jan/13
I use to think he was taller, but recently seeing him next to many celebs, he looks the 5f9 listed.

Tonio couch is listed as 5f4 on many sites and looks it. She has gone from 5f4>5f9.5. Daley from 5f9>5f10.
Rich says on 9/Jan/13
He's wearing subtle height increasing shoes there.

The estimate of height is probably correct. I'm sure he just wore them for the red carpet event.

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