The nation's heart is guaranteed to start racing as pictures of Tom Daley on his first day back at college emerge.

But many will be disappointed to see the Olympic diver is more modestly dressed than usual. Instead of his infamously-small swimming trunks, the national treasure is suited and booted and looks, we might add, rather dashing.

The bronze medallist returned to Plymouth City College on Wednesday along with three other Olympic athletes, gold medallist Ruta Meilutyte and swimmers Jamila Lunkuse Jade Howard. The four were given a heroes welcome on their return during a celebratory parade through the city.

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  • The golden team §

    L-R: Tom Daley, Ruta Meilutyte, Jamila Lunkuse and Jade Howard