Swimming: Schooling places faith in coach and tapering process

Joseph Schooling is hoping his reduced intensity before his final NCAA meet will bear fruit in his favoured butterfly events.
Joseph Schooling is hoping his reduced intensity before his final NCAA meet will bear fruit in his favoured butterfly events.PHOTO: UT ATHLETICS FILE PHOTO

Joseph Schooling may have won five titles, including two individual golds, at his final Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships outing last week, but he is hardly a satisfied man.

He won the 100 yards and 200 yards butterfly at the conference championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming and Diving Centre in Austin, and helped his University of Texas team to clinch three relay golds (200 yards and 400 yards medley and 200-yard freestyle) at the four-day meet.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 28, 2018, with the headline 'Schooling places faith in coach and tapering process'. Subscribe