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SINGAPORE - Swimmer Joseph Schooling and sailor Elizabeth Yin, two of Singapore's most highly-rated youngsters, could be in line for a huge boost. The duo are among at least 20 elite Singapore athletes who will be considered for the S$6.5 million Olympic Pathway Programme (OPP) to prepare for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Yin has already been nominated, while Joseph's name will be submitted by the Singapore Swimming Association soon. Last month, Yin, 20, met the selection criteria after placing Singapore among the top-10 countries in the women's Laser Radial at Sail Melbourne, an Olympic-level World Cup regatta. Joseph, 16, qualified for the 2012 Olympics after meeting the 'A' mark in the men's 200m butterfly at last month's SEA Games. Up to 15 shooters have also been nominated, although the Singapore Shooting Association declined to reveal names. But based on recent p...

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