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Hero's welcome for S'pore's golden boy

Schooling informed his application for another deferment of his National Service is granted till 2020

Olympic swim sensation Joseph Schooling with the crowd that greeted him at Changi Airport when he arrived early on Monday. He patiently obliged requests for photos, autographs and handshakes.


HUNDREDS of people packed the arrival hall of Changi Airport Terminal 3 well before dawn on Monday, all angling for a glimpse of Singapore's first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling.

They got much more than that. The 21-year-old swimmer, looking fresh despite a long-