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Singapore Just Won Its First Ever Olympic Gold Medal

After decades of competing in the Olympics, Singapore has finally bagged its first ever Olympic gold medal thanks to Joseph Schooling.

Schooling, 21, set a new Olympics record of 50.39 sec while narrowly beating his idol and US legend Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly. Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loon and President Tony Tan were both in attendance at Rio to witness history.