Picture: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Picture: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

JK Rowling, internet warrior extraordinaire, is back at it again - this time coming to Team GB diver Tom Daley's defence.

Daley failed to qualify for the final of the 10m platform final in Rio on Saturday, breaking down in tears when he realised his Olympic dreams were over for another four years.

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Cue a particularly nasty tweet from a lobby group called Christian Voice, which equated Daley's sexuality with his disappointing semi-final performance.

The Harry Potter author was not impressed.

Picture: Ben Pruchnie/Getty

Taking to Twitter she wrote:

Christian Voice were probably also unhappy to be told that when SB Nation crunched the numbers, they found gay Olympians outperform straight ones when it comes to winning medals.

So there's that.

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