Born in Singapore to a Eurasian family, Joseph schooling is the most sought-after swimmer of Singapore. Besides his swimming accolades, Schooling has many other things worth knowing. Here are some of the interesting facts about Joseph Schooling:
1. 3rd Generation Singaporean
Chinese migrants in Singapore are termed as the third generation Singaporean and Joseph Schooling is one of them.
2. Schooling and the British Military
Joseph Schooling has a connection with the British Military as his great grandfather was an officer in the British Military.
3. Schooling has Olympic DNA
Before Joseph, his uncle- Lloyd Valberg also represented Singapore in the 1948 Olympic Games held in London.
4. Schooling and Football
Joseph Schooling is a big fan of football and in an online interview revealed about his favorite football club- Chelsea.
5. When Schooling beat Michael Phelps
In the 2016 Rio Olympics, Joseph Schooling beat his hero Michael Phelps to Olympic gold in the 100 meter butterfly event- 8 years after he met Phelps as a 13 year old fan.
source: telegraph.co.uk, image: telegraph.co.uk