Joseph Schooling knows he must perform as he returns to Singapore for 2020 Tokyo Olympics training

Olympic 100m butterfly gold medallist Joseph Schooling taking a wefie with a fan during the meet and greet session at Kallang Wave Mall yesterday, as other well-wishers wait in line.
Olympic 100m butterfly gold medallist Joseph Schooling taking a wefie with a fan during the meet and greet session at Kallang Wave Mall yesterday, as other well-wishers wait in line.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Olympic champ relishes returning to train for 2020 Games, has full faith in SSA's 'solid plan'

Olympic champion Joseph Schooling is ready to go "more than full steam ahead" when he moves back to Singapore early next year to train for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The 23-year-old said in a video interview for the SwimSwam website last week that he would return to Singapore in "January or February" 2019, after completing his undergraduate studies with the University of Texas at Austin next month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 15, 2018, with the headline 'Schooling knows he must perform'. Print Edition | Subscribe