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Tonia Couch

Team GB Diver - World Series Champion

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22 November 2017Three-time Devon Olympian announces retirement

Three-time Devon Olympian Tonia Couch has announced her retirement from diving,

The 28-year-old has decided to call time on an incredible 12-year career in which won a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and three European Championships medals, including gold in 2012.

Plymouth-born Tonia took to social media to make the announcement, and is now looking to pursue a career in coaching.

She wrote on Instagram: "It’s time to hang up the swim suit. 18 incredible years as a diver.

"Travelled the world and I have made the most amazing friends. I have had the best synchro partners ever. I’ve loved every minute of it.

"Started off being the youngest on the team, then became the oldest on the team. I can’t believe it’s all over.

"My family and friends have supported me all the way. I couldn’t of done it without you. It’s now time to find some little talent of my own and coach them along the way. I’m so excited what the future holds.

"Once a diver always a diver."

Source: http://www.devonlive.com/sport/other-sport/three-time-devon-olympian-announces-817122