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This girl didn't reply to a lad's Tinder message... and then he won an Olympic gold medal


Rio Olympics Swimming Source: Michael Sohn

ON FRIDAY NIGHT, Singaporean swimmer Joseph Schooling beat Michael Phelps to take the gold medal in the 100M Butterfly.

And thousands of miles away, a University of Texas student gazed at her Tinder forlornly, thinking about what could have been.

Twitter user @sabwow shared screenshots from a Tinder conversation she had had with Schooling back in April.

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There he is now.

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But while Schooling tried to start a conversation (“Whatcha up to”) she never replied.

Cps7VKtUAAUSPS0 Source: sabwow/Twitter

Damn it.

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read Source: BISCUIT/Twitter

*scrambles through Tinder messages on offchance there’s an Olympian in there*

queen Source: Queen Mikayla/Twitter

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