Joe Schooling Picks Up His $1m Cheque As Singapore’s First Olympic Champion

Joe Schooling - the next man and the last one to stop Michael Phelps - by Patrick B. Kraemer
Joe Schooling - the next man and the last one to stop Michael Phelps - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Joseph Schooling has becomes first recipient of a $1 million Singaporean award as his nation celebrates its Rio 2016 Olympians. The 21-year-old became Singapore’s first Olympic champion when he claimed the 100m butterfly crown ahead of more history: a joint silver for defending champion Michael Phelps, the American who holds the world record, Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh and South African Chad le Clos.

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clive rushton

Joseph is a class act.

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