#Rio2016; Joseph Schooling Who Beat His Idol Michael Phelps Returns Home As A Hero. Photos

Joseph Schooling, the Singapore swimmer who beat 23-time gold medalist Michael Phelps has returned home to a hero’s welcome. Hundreds packed Singapore’s Changi Airport to greet 21-year-old Joseph Schooling as he returned from Rio de Janeiro with an Olympic gold medal around his neck on Monday.

He beat his idol in the 100-meter butterfly to deliver the first ever Olympic gold medal for the city-state of 5.54 million. The gold medalist was welcomed with a huge hug from his father Colin who was unable to attend the Games in Rio….