Swimming: Joseph Schooling reunites with former mentor Lopez in hunt for Olympic gold

National swimmer Joseph Schooling (left) will head to Virginia, United States, to train under mentor Sergio Lopez as part of a 15-strong group that includes Olympic prospects from Hungary, Poland and Hong Kong. PHOTOS: JOSEPHSCHOOLING/INSTAGRAM, THE NEW PAPER
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SINGAPORE - In a bid to regain his mojo and retain his gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Joseph Schooling will reunite with his former coach and mentor Sergio Lopez.

The 24-year-old Singaporean will head to Virginia, United States, on Sunday (Feb 9) and train under Lopez as part of a 15-strong group that includes Olympic prospects from Hungary, Poland and Hong Kong.

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