VIDEO: Plymouth diver Tom Daley becomes second city hero to beat Spanish
OLYMPIC hero Tom Daley has been celebrating his latest success – in a schools Spanish competition.
The hardworking diver took part in a local speaking competition and impressed judges so much he scooped the top prize.
Delighted Tom told his 2.5 million Twitter fans of his success yesterday afternoon.
And he posted a short video talking about the competition on social networking site Keek.
The 18-year-old Plymouth College pupil will now go on to the Southern England finals of the competition.
But the night before he expressed his anxiety over the contest.
On Thursday evening he Tweeted: "I have a Spanish competition tomorrow :/
"I'm kind of nervous... I have to present it on stage with a slide show and everything! Aaaaah!"
But yesterday afternoon he updated fans saying: "I won my Spanish southwest speaking competition!! Next step is the southern finals!"
Fans were quick to send best wishes to Tom – many in Spanish.
One fan wrote: "non avevo dubbi! Congratulazioni", which means 'I had no doubt. Congratulations."
Another wrote: "Congratulations Tom!!! Mi chifla tu!! Mi Hablo un poco de espanol", meaning 'Tom congratulations! My crazy about you! I speak a little Spanish."