The hard work and additional effort put in by the swimmer, however, bore fruits as he won his third gold in 800m freestyle on Thursday at the Sardar Patel Aquatics Complex in Rajkot.
"I gave in to a moment of weakness after going through a very tough period of my life," Schooling said in a message posted late Tuesday on his Instagram account.
This was the second such incident since May this year. In May, a 10-year-old boy jumped into the Blue Fab Swimming Pool at Nagole while visiting the city with his family and drowned.
Making the country and city proud is paralympic swimmer Niranjan Mukundan, who is participating in the 22nd Commonwealth Games in Birmingham
Apeksha adjudged best swimmer in girls' group I; wins five gold medals at 48th National Aquatic Championship
Hashika Ramachandra of Karnataka was declared the best swimmer in girls' group II as she won four gold and one silver with four national records.
The Doon School, Dehradun, Welham’s Boys, Dehradun, Mayo College, Ajmer, DPS R K Puram; DPS Mathura Road, Modern School, Barakhamba Road among others.
As part of this, the government is giving highest priority to the development of parks and construction of walking tracks in the city.
The incident took place on Wednesday morning as the father took his son to Panniyode pond at Vattappoyil, near Eachur in the Kannur district to teach him swimming.
The first day of the 48th Junior swimming championship concluded at The SDAT Aquatic Complex in Velachery, Chennai.
“I decided to learn swimming by seeing my children who were trained at the same academy. Nine members of my family know to swim.
FINA said it was setting up "a new working group that will spend the next six months looking at the most effective ways to set up this new category."
A day after a 10-year-old drowns in pool, civic body finds it was operating without permits
The child’s body was handed over to the family after autopsy at the Osmania General Hospital on Tuesday.
Before the elders could realise what was happening, the boy drowned in the deep end of the pool.
Residents say they are being turned away by staffers without being furnished a date as to when pools will reopen
Many youngsters have to reach out to expensive private pools, putting a dampener on the holiday season. Parents, too, contend private pools pose health concerns due to high levels of chlorine.
The civic body has contructed another swimming pool in the city at Sachivalaya Nagar in Vanasthalipuram.
Ace swimmer Srihari Nataraj created two new meet records in the 100m freestyle and the 50m backstroke with a timing of 50.98s and 26.10s, respectively.
Likewise Dutee, after winning two gold medals in the first edition, also has her focus on the quadrennial events scheduled in 2022.
Six teenagers from Andhra Pradesh braved extreme challenges in the sea to accomplish their mission of crossing the formidable 29 km-long Palk Strait between Sri Lanka and India on Saturday.