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Singapore’s Yip Pin Xiu advances to ladies’s 100m backstroke S2 closing at Tokyo Paralympics

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Yip Pin Xiu got here in first in her 100m backstroke S2 warmth on the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Wednesday (Aug 25) to qualify for the ultimate.

In her fourth Paralympics look, the double world champion completed in a time of 2:14.46 and can defend her crown within the closing at round 4.40pm Singapore time. 

General, Yip got here in first within the 100m backstroke S2 heats.

China’s Feng Yazhu positioned second with a time of 2:32.44 whereas Japan’s Yamada Miyuki got here in third with a time of 2:34.35.

The Singapore Incapacity Sports activities Council (SDSC) recommended Yip’s season’s greatest timing, including that Singapore is “off to a flying begin” on the Video games. 

Yip is a three-time Paralympic gold medallist and holds the world document within the 50m backstroke S2 and the 100m backstroke S2.

Yip was additionally topped Singapore’s Sportswoman of the Yr on the Singapore Incapacity Sports activities Awards earlier in August.


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