Joseph Schooling imparts hard truths of sport

In support of the Community Chest, Joseph Schooling speaks to children at the Champion for a Good Cause swim clinic at the Temasek Club yesterday. The clinic is part of the Community Chest's 35th anniversary celebrations this year.
In support of the Community Chest, Joseph Schooling speaks to children at the Champion for a Good Cause swim clinic at the Temasek Club yesterday. The clinic is part of the Community Chest's 35th anniversary celebrations this year.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Olympic champion tells budding athletes the importance of hard work, getting the right coaches

Over the past 2 1/2 weeks following the end of the Asian Games, Joseph Schooling's mind has been on "anything except swimming".

But the Olympic champion, who won two individual golds and two relay bronzes in Jakarta, was back by the pool yesterday to talk swimming to a group of children at the Temasek Club.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2018, with the headline 'Schooling imparts hard truths of sport'. Print Edition | Subscribe