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Singapore’s first Olympic gold medallist, Joseph Schooling received a warm welcome at Changi Airport as hundreds of fellow Singaporeans all gathered there to meet and greet the hero.

(Photo source: mothership.sg)

The 21-year-old had defeated 23-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Phelps and reigning world champion, Chad le Clos, at the men’s 100 metres butterfly final on 13 August 2016 at Rio 2016.

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(Photo source: Olympics Facebook)

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(Photo source: Roger James Hamilton Facebook)

As the national champion arrived at the airport, fans were screaming and chanting his name as he made his way through the crowd.

Some even had a chance to take a selfies with Schooling.

To celebrate Singapore’s first ever Olympic gold medallist, well-known brands and companies have offered discounts and promotions to honour his achievement.

Here some of the notable ones.

(Main photo source: mothership.sg)