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'A moment of weakness': Joseph Schooling admits to consuming cannabis overseas

SINGAPORE - National swimmer Joseph Schooling has apologised for consuming cannabis after he confessed to taking the drug overseas in May, when he was on short-term disruption from full-time national service (NS) to train for the May 12-23 Southeast Asian Games. In a statement issued on Tuesday, former Olympic champion Schooling, 27 said: "I am sorry that my actions have caused hurt to everyone around me, especially to my family and the young fans who look up to me. "I gave in to a moment of weakness after going through a very tough period of my life. I demonstrated bad judgment and I am sorry. "I made a mistake and I'm responsible for what I've done. I will make amends and right what is wrong. I won't let you down again." ALSO READ: 'What are the expectations that our athletes are facing?' Joseph Schooling calls for 'national dialogue' on national service أقرأ مع دي في