Faaez Samadi
Aug 15, 2016

Singapore brands quick to catch Schooling Olympic gold wave

Several companies have already tipped their hats to Singapore’s first Olympic gold medallist.

Joseph Schooling being awarded by Singapore Airlines (source: Facebook)

As Joseph Schooling touched down in Singapore to be mobbed by hundreds of fans following his historic gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, brands have been almost as quick as the butterfly swimming champion to make the most of what is a perfect marketing opportunity.

Singapore Changi airport itself was among the first to celebrate the 21-year-old’s stellar achievement, posting a mocked-up arrivals board on Facebook showing Schooling’s Olympic record-breaking time. 

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