College Student Ignored Joseph Schooling On Tinder And She Regrets Not Replying To Him

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The one that got away.

Meet Sabryna Salazar. The college student from Austin, Texas, recently matched with Olympic swimmer Joseph Schooling on Tinder – and then forgot to text him back. The 20-year-old realized her mistake on Friday, when she shared the duo’s short exchange on the dating app.

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She tweeted: “my tinder match just won the 100M butterfly final and beat Michael Phelps. this is my greatest accomplishment”. Schooling – a 21-year-old swimmer from Singapore – won the gold medal in the 100m butterfly event, ahead of Michael Phelps.

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Salazar’s post quickly went viral, and it has been retweeted more than 37,000 times since August 12. The psychology student says: “I didn’t know who he was when I matched with him. I figured he was a swimmer here at UT though based on his profile.”

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She explains: “I was watching Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly race and then Joseph won. I noticed the name sounded familiar and the announcers kept saying he was a Longhorn so I looked back through my Tinder matches and found out it was him.” Salazar and Schooling matched earlier this year, and had a short-lived conversation between April 7 and April 8.

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The college student concludes: “Honestly, I just thought it was hilarious that we had matched at one point. It’s pretty crazy to think you’ve had an interaction with an Olympic gold medal winner.”



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