Swimming: Singapore's Joseph Schooling qualifies for 200m men's butterfly semis

Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling competes in the men's 200m butterfly heat of the London Olympics in London on July 30, 2012. Schooling qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200m butterfly at the Fina World Championships in Barcelona on Tues
Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling competes in the men's 200m butterfly heat of the London Olympics in London on July 30, 2012. Schooling qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200m butterfly at the Fina World Championships in Barcelona on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. -- ST FILE PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN

Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 200m butterfly at the Fina World Championships in Barcelona on Tuesday.

The 18-year-old clocked 1min 57.23sec to rank 14th out of the 35-strong field.

He will take to the pool again in the semi-finals early Wednesday morning (Singapore time).

Meanwhile, Quah Ting Wen failed in her bid to reach the semi-finals of the women's 200m freestyle. The Singaporean's time of 2min 2.57sec saw her rank 29th out of 45 swimmers.