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Yip Pin Xiu

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.


Sport: Swimming

Event(s): Women's 50m Backstroke S2, Women's 100m Backstroke S2


Date of Birth:

10-Jan-92


Age:

29