Singaporean Joseph Schooling beat the most decorated Olympian swimmer Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly final of the Longhorn Aquatics Elite Invite in Texas on Friday (Jun 4). According to results posted on the event’s official website, Schooling reached the finish-line at 51.58s, 0.07s ahead of Phelps at 51.65s.
Phelps however still holds the world record for the event. He clocked 49.82s in 2009. Schooling was also behind his personal best of 50.96s.
20-year-old Schooling had previously said that his goal is to be Singapore’s first Olympic swimming medal winner in the Rio Olympics in August 2016.Follow us on Social Media
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