Commentary: Singapore sports must learn lessons from Schooling's decline

Commentary: Singapore sports must learn lessons from Schooling's decline

31/7/2021 6:15:00 AM

Commentary: Singapore sports must learn lessons from Schooling's decline

Joseph Schooling did Singapore proud at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He opened the door to possibilities for Singapore sportsmen and women. The way forward now from his loss in Tokyo is to learn from Schooling how he achieved his Brazilian feat. More crucially, Singapore sports must also learn why he was unable to repeat it in Tokyo or at other competitions on the world stage.

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Learning Not for the athlete end. Agree 👍 did not react enough to the first decline and subsequent years of multiple signals which was going to get compounded with competition improving after 2016

Outpouring of support will spur me on, says Joseph Schooling after Olympics exitWATCH: Singapore's Joseph Schooling says he will “reset” and come back with a plan after failing to defend his Olympic gold in the 100m butterfly at Tokyo2020 Come back stronger joschooling 💪🏼🙌🏼👍🏼 Next olympic is just 3 years away. Time to dethrone the champion once again with style just like in Rio. The boy has done singapore proud b4. I had follow fina or world swimming event. I know u r not in the best of conditions coming to this olympics. The media is giving false hope. U done great boy. I am proud of ya

Swimming: Joseph Schooling fails to make semi-finals, will not defend 100m Olympic butterfly crownTOKYO: Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will not defend his men's 100m butterfly title after failing to qualify for the semi-finals at the Tokyo ... Yup sad 😭

Tokyo Olympics: Joseph Schooling finishes last in 100m butterfly heat, will not defend crownTo loose is ok..but not with that type of result.

'It's hard to swallow': Joseph Schooling disappointed by butterfly performance at Olympics, vows to fight harderTOKYO: Olympic champion Joseph Schooling vowed that he will not end his swimming career on a bitter note after failing to qualify for the ... Joseph you're already a winner 🏆👏 Good try

'It's hard to swallow': Joseph Schooling disappointed by butterfly performance at Olympics, vows to fight harderTOKYO — Olympic champion Joseph Schooling vowed that he will not end his swimming career on a bitter note after failing to qualify for the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday (July 29). さあNSに行ってもらおうか、と思ってるシンガポール男子が多いと思うw

Olympics: Schooling misses 100m butterfly semis, plans to go onJoseph Schooling's defence of his Olympic 100m butterfly title unravelled at the heats on Thursday (July 29) as he clocked 53.12sec to finish last among eight swimmers in Heat 5, which was won by Nyls Korstanje of the Netherlands in 51.54sec. The Singaporean, whose best...