Para swimmers ready for a big splash, home fans can spur swimmers on

From left: Yip Pin Xiu, Theresa Goh, Eugene Png and Toh Wei Soong will be competing in the mixed team 4x50m freestyle (20 points) during the World Para Swimming World Series' Singapore leg at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.
From left: Yip Pin Xiu, Theresa Goh, Eugene Png and Toh Wei Soong will be competing in the mixed team 4x50m freestyle (20 points) during the World Para Swimming World Series' Singapore leg at the OCBC Aquatic Centre.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

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Para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu has won four Paralympic medals, three medals at the World Para Swimming Championships and three Asian Para Games medals.

But what was "really special" to her in her 15-year career was the 2015 Asean Para Games on home soil, the first time she competed in a major meet in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2019, with the headline 'Home fans can spur swimmers on: Yip'. Print Edition | Subscribe