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Who Is Joseph Schooling? 5 Things to Know About the Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps

Who Is Joseph Schooling? 5 Things to Know About the Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps

Olympic history was made in more ways than one when Singapore's Joseph Schooling beat his childhood hero Michael Phelps in the 100-meter butterfly on Friday. "I'm just ecstatic. I don't think it has set in yet. It's just crazy," a befuddled Schooling told reporters after the race. Phelps was widely anticipated to win his 23rd Olympic gold medal in the race, adding to what had already been a victorious run in Rio. However, 21-year-old Schooling led the entire race, finishing with a time of 50.39 seconds while Phelps came in second with a time of 51.14. A testament to just how close this race was,

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