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Swimming: Swim guru boost for Sports School

Hungarian coach Jozsef Nagy, who has mentored several Olympic medallists, will be aided by former national swimmer Mylene Ong.
Hungarian coach Jozsef Nagy, who has mentored several Olympic medallists, will be aided by former national swimmer Mylene Ong.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Breaststroke coach Nagy to take on full-time position at Sports School, will build on talent

Since its inception in 2004, the Singapore Sports School (SSP) has groomed more than 80 national swimmers and that conveyor belt will now be boosted further by the addition of renowned breaststroke coach Jozsef Nagy.

An inductee in the International Swimming Hall of Fame and mentor of Joseph Schooling's former coach Sergio Lopez, Nagy has been tasked to build on the school's pipeline that has produced the likes of local swimmers Tao Li, Amanda Lim and Clement Lim.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2018, with the headline 'Swim Guru gets his 'dream' role'. Print Edition | Subscribe