Swimming: Joseph Schooling can't explain his NCAA slump

Jonathan Roberts (third from left) and Joseph Schooling with the trophy after the Texas Longhorns won their fourth straight national title.
Jonathan Roberts (third from left) and Joseph Schooling with the trophy after the Texas Longhorns won their fourth straight national title.PHOTO: UT ATHLETICS

Father says Olympic champ upset, frustrated with no medals but may have a medical issue

It has been two days since Joseph Schooling finished his final US collegiate meet without an individual medal, and the Singapore swimmer and his parents still have "no explanation" for his performance, his father Colin said yesterday.

For the first time in four years, the 22-year-old did not achieve a top three in any of his events at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Swimming and Diving Championships.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2018, with the headline 'Jo can't explain his NCAA slump'. Print Edition | Subscribe