Joseph Schooling’s career on hold as national service calls following disappointing Olympic title defence

//Joseph Schooling’s career on hold as national service calls following disappointing Olympic title defence

Joseph Schooling’s career on hold as national service calls following disappointing Olympic title defence

Singapore swimming sensation Joseph Schooling could be set for a lengthy absence from the pool after it was announced by the country’s ministry of defence that the 26-year-old’s national service deferment will not be extended.Schooling, who shocked the world when he claimed the gold medal in the 100-metre butterfly at the Rio 2016 Olympics, had hoped his deferment of national service, which is compulsory for all Singaporeans, would be extended beyond August this year.But those hopes were dashed…

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