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Daily Archives: 2016-08-13

Joseph Schooling wins Singapore’s first ever Olympic gold medal at Rio

Joseph Schooling has won Singapore’s first gold medal after beating former Olympic winner, Micheal Phelps at the 100m butterfly event at Rio Olympics 2016 on Saturday (13 August). The finals were held at 9.10 am Singapore time. Schooling completed the race in just 50.39s which broke the Olympics Games record. He beat the previous record of 50.58s by Michael Phelps …

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Father of Joseph Schooling gives words of encouragement for his son

“Well, son, you waited for eight years for this one moment in time,” Colin Schooling said in a Facebook post for The Straits Time before his son raced on 100m butterfly event at Rio Olympics Saturday (13 August). He said that even if he did not win the race he would always treasure and love his son the way he …

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Singapore celebrates the victory of Joseph Schooling and its first gold medal

Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first gold medal at the Rio Olympics Games, bring pride to all Singaporeans in Singapore and abroad. For first time, the Singapore flag is being raised so far above the rest and the first time the Singapore’s anthem being played in the Olympics. The whole Facebook scene is filled with joy over the winning, regardless of …

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DPM Tharman Shanmugaratman proud of Joseph Schooling winning

Tharman Shanmugaratman, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister, wrote on his Facebook of how proud he is of Joseph Schooling. Mr Shanmugaratman wrote, “What a sensation Joseph Isaac Schooling is.” “Fastest in the 100m butterfly heats. Fastest in the semi-finals. Fastest time in the world this year. Fastest Asian ever,” he added. Joseph won the semi-finals on Friday (12 August). “I feel …

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