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Singapore's Yip Pin Xiu clinches gold at World Para Swimming Championships

Singapore's Yip Pin Xiu clinches gold at World Para Swimming Championships

12.9.2019

Singapore's Yip Pin Xiu clinches gold at World Para Swimming Championships

SINGAPORE: National swimmer Yip Pin Xiu on Wednesday (Sep 11) clinched Singapore's first medal at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, ...

Yip finished the race in London more than 20 seconds ahead of the runner-up, Canadian Aly Van Wyck-Smart, the Singapore Disability Sports Council said in a news release on Thursday.

She clocked a time of 2 minutes 18.61 seconds, ahead of Van Wyck-Smart's 2 minutes 39.27 seconds and Italian Angela Procida's 2 minutes 42.71 seconds.

"I’ve been swimming for 15 years now but victory is special to me and recognition for all the hard training I do. The journey is important to me and I’m happy to be at this point now."

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Swimming: Yip Pin Xiu wins gold at World Para Championships, nine years after her firstSINGAPORE - National swimmer Yip Pin Xiu won gold at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London on Wednesday (Sept 11), finishing first in the women's 100m backstroke S2 event.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Yip Pin Xiu on top of the world again after winning gold at World Para Swimming ChampionshipsSINGAPORE — Singapore national para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu became a world champion for the second time in her career, after she clinched the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke (S2) race at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London on Wednesday (11 September).

Swimming: Yip Pin Xiu wins gold at World Para Championships, nine years after her firstSINGAPORE - National swimmer Yip Pin Xiu won gold at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London on Wednesday (Sept 11), finishing first in the women's 100m backstroke S2 event.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Yip Pin Xiu on top of the world again after winning gold at World Para Swimming ChampionshipsSINGAPORE — Singapore national para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu became a world champion for the second time in her career, after she clinched the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke (S2) race at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London on Wednesday (11 September).

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