20 Aug '16, 9am

Would you consider becoming a professional athlete in Singapore? Tell us why!

Aug 13 marks the day of Joseph Schooling's historic win at the Rio Olympics. Since then, Singaporeans have been quick in showing their support for the golden boy, with many taking to the Internet to leave words of admiration, or lining the streets to catch a glimpse of him during his victory parade . Beyond inspiring celebration, the ripple effect of Joseph's victory is felt most by aspiring young athletes who are beginning to consider going into sports more seriously. What's going on: With Joseph bagging Singapore's first-ever gold Olympic medal, many young sportsmen and sportswomen are now inspired to become the next big professional athlete to bring glory to the nation. One example would be Sashen Jeremiah Murali, a nine-year-old boy dreaming of becoming a sprinter. Seeing his determination, his mother now has plans on enrolling him in a private athletics coaching schoo...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Our-Voice/Your-Take/2016/8/Inspiring...

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