If you think dreams don’t come true, read this

Phelps congratulates Schooling. PHOTO: REUTERS

Phelps congratulates Schooling. PHOTO: REUTERS

Dreams are not a bad thing if you have the courage to pursue them and this is exactly what Singapore’s Joseph Schooling must have thought of when he won the first-ever gold medal for his country by beating his childhood ideal.

Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian of all times with 22 gold medal in swimming, had to stand one step down on the podium after he entered the pool with 21-year-old Schooling in the 100m butterfly final event during the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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“I’m just ecstatic. I need it to sink in,” Schooling was quoted as saying by the Independent. “It feels great – kind of feels surreal right now, it’s crazy,” he added.

“I really can’t describe how this moment feels. All the adrenaline is running through my veins right now. It’s a dream come true,” schooling said after he clocked a world record 50.39 seconds in the race.

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Soon after, his picture with Phelps eight years ago surfaced on the social media where he was a 13-year-old kid.



The social media was abuzz with the story of the teenager growing up to beat the greatest athlete in Olympics history.

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