Fred Sirieix calls his daughter an 'inspiration' as she wins gold again
Fred Sirieix is celebrating as his daughter Andrea has won gold yet again.
Earlier this summer, Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix won three medals at the Commonwealth Games and has now added another gold at the European Aquatics Championships.
The First Dates star expressed his delight on Twitter after his daughter won gold in the 10m platform event, writing: "Andrea just won gold at the European Championships in Rome #diving #10m #platform #goAndrea, Nail bitting stuff once again!
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"What a great last dive! My little 🦆 has nerves of steel ❤️ Well done my love 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 we are so proud of you. You are an inspiration and a ray of sunshine x."
Sirieix has been an enthusiastic supporter of his 17-year-old daughter's diving career and was frequently seen on the sidelines cheering her on throughout the Commonwealth Games.
After she won gold in the 10m platform synchro, he tweeted: "It’s gold in the mixed #diving #10m #platform #synchro I’m crying! Andrea and Noah well done to you both."
Andrea just won 🥇 at the European Championships in Rome #diving #10m #platform #goAndrea
Nail bitting stuff once again! What a great last dive! My little 🦆 has nerves of steel ❤️ Well done my love 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 we are so proud of you. You are an inspiration and a ray of sunshine x pic.twitter.com/L7O9hnPOdC
— Fred Sirieix (@fredsirieix1) August 17, 2022
When Spendolini-Sirieix won the 10m platform at the Commonwealth Games she became the first English woman to win the event since 1996.
She also won BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2020 with past winners including Wayne Rooney, Tom Daley and boxer Caroline Dubois. Spendolini-Sirieix became the fourth diver to win the award.
Sirieix rose to fame as the maître d’hôtel on First Dates and quickly became a fan favourite which led to more TV work for the real life restaurant manager.
He quit his job as general manager of Galvin at Windows in 2019 to focus more on his TV projects which include his road trip series' with Gordon Ramsay and Gino D'Acampo
Sirieix also hosts Snackmasters and Million Pound Menu.
Watch below: First Dates Fred Sirieix' daughter wins gold during Commonwealth Games