Joe Schooling To Train In Singapore For 2020 Olympics: GMM presented by

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Originally published 11/18

2016 Olympic Champion  Joseph Schooling has been back in Austin, Texas training with the Longhorn Pros this fall, finishing his final semester of undergrad.   SwimSwam caught up with him at practice, a speed day, and we cannot share what happened–but it was fast. Joe and current training partner Jack Conger are 100% fit, and both are heading to different teams.  (See Conger’s move to Virginia here.)  Joe and Jack are striving to stay low-key as they start their run-up to the 2020 Olympic Games. Joe toyed with the idea of staying in Austin to get his masters, but that plan is now on hold. Joe will be heading back to Singapore in mid-to-late January to focus on and train for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  He said he’s staying in Austin for a few weeks in January to set his training, get some base-work in, then he’s going back home.  Joe’s happy at home, his schedule is structured, and he is a huge star there.

In this video Joe breaks down his Asian Games races and teases the future. It’s clear he’s focused on 2019 Worlds and the 2020 Olympics, and he’s got a growing stable of sponsors to service.

Looking ahead, race-wise, Joe has his work cutout for him. Caeleb Dressel appeared untouchable after ’17 Worlds and ’18 NCAAs, but now a few swim stars are in medal contention in the 100m fly at ’19 Worlds and the  ’20 Olympics. I think Joe’s going to be tough to beat in Tokyo. He’s a big-meet swimmer and the crowd will be cheering for him.   What do you think?

You can follow Joseph Schooling on Twitter here.

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This is a Gold Medal Media production presented by Host Gold Medal Mel Stewart is a 3-time Olympic medalist and the co-founder of, a Swimming News website.

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Is he really training hard? Not sure he has since the Olympics.


100 fly will be fantastic in Tokyo.


Come on Mel, you can’t tease us with how fast the practice was and not give us any more information. Can you at least give us a hint?

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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