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Yip Pin Xiu

Yip Pin Xiu

Para Swimming

  • Age29
  • Event(s)Women's 50m Backstroke S2, Women's 100m Backstroke S2
Yip Pin Xiu started swimming when she was five as a weekly family activity. At the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, she produced Singapore's first Paralympic gold medal. She continues to be a force to be reckoned with, winning two gold medals and setting the world records in the Women's 50m and 100m Backstroke S2 events at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. In recognition of her achievements, Pin Xiu was conferred the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Meritorious Service Medal) in 2016 and named Sportswoman of the Year at the Singapore Disability Sports Award in 2019.
  • 2022 World Para Swimming Championships - 100m Backstroke S2, World Champion
  • 2020 Tokyo Paralympics - 100m Backstroke S2, Gold
  • 2020 Tokyo Paralympics - 50m Backstroke S2, Gold
  • 2019 World Para Swimming Championships - 100m Backstroke S2, World Champion
  • 2019 World Para Swimming Championships - 50m Backstroke S2, World Champion
  • 2018 Asian Para Games - 50m Backstroke S1-4, Gold
  • 2018 Asian Para Games - 100m Freestyle S1-4, Bronze
  • 2018 Asian Para Games - 50m Freestyle S1-4, Bronze
  • 2016 Rio De Janeiro Paralympics - 100m Backstroke S2, Gold
  • 2016 Rio De Janeiro Paralympics - 50m Backstroke S2, Gold
  • 2015 ASEAN Para Games - 50m Freestyle S5, Silver
  • 2015 ASEAN Para Games - 100m Freestyle S5, Silver
  • 2015 ASEAN Para Games - 50m Backstroke S5, Gold
  • 2010 World Para Swimming Championships - 50m Freestyle S3, World Champion
  • 2008 Beijing Paralympics - 50m Freestyle S3, Silver
  • 2008 Beijing Paralympics - 50m Backstroke S3, Gold