Swimming: Joseph Schooling excited about life as a pro, says Asian Games will be springboard to Tokyo Olympics

Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling, 22, turned professional after his final National Collegiate Athletic Association swim meet in March, and is eager to embrace life as a pro swimmer.
Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling, 22, turned professional after his final National Collegiate Athletic Association swim meet in March, and is eager to embrace life as a pro swimmer.PHOTO: DBS

SINGAPORE - Champions often return to where they started. For Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling, his homecoming marks the start of his preparations for the next phase of his swimming career.

The 22-year-old turned professional after his final National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) swim meet in March, and is eager to embrace life as a pro swimmer.

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