Did you know that, before making a living as a very convincing 'ard bastard and dating the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Kelly Brook, The Stath used to dive for England?

Long before he was making a name for himself in the likes of Snatch, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and The Expendables, Jason Statham spent 12 years on Britain’s National Diving Squad.

And now, a video has surfaced of a young Jason competing at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Just click this link to watch it on the BBC website, as spoil sports keep taking it off YouTube.

He might not exactly top the leader board but we're stil pretty impressed. Let's hope for his career's sake that he doesn't make a budgie-smuggling return for the likes of Splash!