Paralympians all set for next month's Rio outing

Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth) Baey Yam Keng, with Singapore's Rio Paralympics chef de mission Ho Cheng Kwee on his left, sharing a laugh with (from left) swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, archer Nur Syahidah Alim, equestrians
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Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth) Baey Yam Keng, with Singapore's Rio Paralympics chef de mission Ho Cheng Kwee on his left, sharing a laugh with (from left) swimmer Yip Pin Xiu, archer Nur Syahidah Alim, equestrians Gemma Foo and Maximillian Tan (both at rear), boccia player Toh Sze Ning, sailors Yap Qian Yin and Jovin Tan and wheelchair racer Norsilawati Sa'at yesterday.

The send-off reception for Team Singapore was hosted by BP Singapore.

Singapore will field a 12-strong contingent across six sports for the Sept 7-18 Games.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 12, 2016, with the headline 'Paralympians all set for next month's Rio outing'. Print Edition | Subscribe