Joseph Schooling sets 2024 deadline to stop swimming

Joseph Schooling speaking to reporters at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatic Centre. The swimmer's first Asiad event, the 50m freestyle, is on Tuesday.
Joseph Schooling speaking to reporters at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatic Centre. The swimmer's first Asiad event, the 50m freestyle, is on Tuesday.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Swimmer may fit in two more Olympics before retiring, insists he's as hungry as ever

Joseph Schooling satisfied his own hunger for Olympic gold when he triumphed in the 100m butterfly final in Rio de Janeiro two years ago.

That drive remains insatiable as he looks to return to winning ways at the Asian Games but the 23-year-old has also given himself six years before calling it quits.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 19, 2018, with the headline 'Schooling sets 2024 deadline'. Print Edition | Subscribe