HUNGRY FOR MORE LAPS OF HONOUR
Imagine if Michael Phelps was happy to retire after one Olympics.
JOSEPH SCHOOLING , ST's Athlete of the Year for 2016, on his intention to keep making waves.
READY TO TOUGH IT OUT
Joseph has inspired me to want to train harder, because he has shown that champions don't come from taking the easy path.
RAAZAQ RASHID, a 16-year-old Singapore Sports School student and silat exponent, on how Schooling has motivated him.
In high performance we've definitely gone up.
TAN ENG LIANG , Singapore National Olympic Council vice-president, on the state of Singapore sport.
OLYMPIC CHAMP MADE IN S'PORE
His Olympic gold medal is a major breakthrough for Singapore's sporting landscape, for it shows that someone born and bred here can become a winner at sport's highest level.
LEE YULIN , ST sports editor, on why Schooling was the unanimous winner of the newspaper's ninth Athlete of the Year award.