Michael Phelps praises 10-year-old Fil-Am Clark Kent for breaking record

first_imgPalace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ View comments Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Liverpool upbeat after transfer coups as Man United sweat Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Image: Twitter/@MichaelPhelpsOlympic medalist Michael Phelps praised 10-year-old swimmer Clark Kent Apuada, a Filipino-American, for breaking his 1995 swim record.The retired competitive swimmer went on Twitter today, Aug. 2, to extend his congratulations and give the proverbial pat in the back for Apuada’s achievement.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Image: Twitter/@MichaelPhelpsShortly after Phelps’ tweet, CBS correspondent Jamie Yuccas replied that she showed Apuada, also nicknamed “Superman,” the tweet. The overjoyed 10-year-old could only thank Phelps for being recognized and say “whoa!”Image: Twitter/@MichaelPhelpsApuada broke Phelps’ 1:10.48 record for the 100-meter butterfly of the Long Course Meters Far Western International Age Group Championships, which was set in 1995. On July 29, Apuada clocked in a new record at 1:09.38 and proceeded to win six other events that he competed in.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The little “Superman” only started swimming competitively four years ago and can’t qualify for the Olympics just yet. Nonetheless, Apuada has made winning an Olympic gold one of his long-term goals, according to a CBS report. He also aims to be a scientist and a black belt holder.  /raRELATED STORIES: Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal 10-year-old Fil-Am Clark Kent breaks Michael Phelps’ swim recordMichael Andrew caps breakout US Nationals with 50 free winKathleen Baker sets world record in 100 back at US nationalsADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church in record time PLAY LIST 00:55Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church in record time01:08SEA Games 2019: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run01:09SEA Games: PH’s Kristina Knott zooms to 200m dash gold in record-setting run02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIESlast_img

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