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Paralympics: Fans greet Team Singapore's Paralympians, including medallists Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh, at Changi Airport

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SINGAPORE – An early crowd of 60 formed on Wednesday morning (Sept 21) at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3, where the bulk of Singapore’s Paralympians featuring medal-winners Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh touched down at 5.35am at Belt 42. 302 more words

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Celebratory parade for Rio 2016 Paralympians on Saturday

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SINGAPORE: Team Singapore Paralympians will arrive at Changi Airport on Wednesday morning (Sep 21) for a homecoming celebration with supporters, Sport Singapore said in a press release.  180 more words

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Sharing their pain and joy

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This 14-strong group, made up of some of the country’s most recognisable faces, are known to most Singaporeans as local stars in their respective fields. 681 more words

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Charting Yip Pin Xiu's swimming career through the years

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SINGAPORE – Para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu etched her name into Singapore’s sporting history on Friday morning (Sept 16) when she clinched gold in the 50m backstroke S2 final at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Rio. 733 more words

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‘Your resilience and tenacity are amazing’: President Tony Tan to Yip Pin Xiu

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SINGAPORE: The nation’s leaders took to social media to congratulate para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu on winning Singapore’s second gold medal at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. 173 more words

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Paralympics: History maker Yip Pin Xiu wins gold in women's 50m backstroke S2, second title of Rio Games

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RIO DE JANEIRO – National para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu etched her name into the record books on Friday morning (Singapore time) when she became the first Singaporean to win multiple gold medals at the Paralympic Games. 164 more words

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