In Good Conscience

The six who scaled fresh heights and broke barriers

If Joseph Schooling is to retain his Olympic 100m butterfly title in Tokyo next August, it will come from the fusion of mind, heart and body that exceptional champions find within themselves.

He will be 25, ridiculously young for a self-made millionaire, but challenging in sports.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 28, 2019, with the headline 'The six who scaled fresh heights and broke barriers'. Subscribe