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Yip Pin Xiu - Singapore's most decorated Paralympic para swimmer

“There are many things in life that we cannot control hence we should not worry unnecessarily. We should focus on the good things we have in life.”

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Yip Pin Xiu striking a pose beside her wax twin

Did you know?

  • Yip Pin Xiu is a Singaporean five-time Paralympic gold champion who made her debut at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. She has consistently set world records in the 50m backstroke S2 and 100m backstroke S2.
  • Yip was diagnosed at aged two years old with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease which causes progressive weakening of her muscles. It was at the age of 5 when she started swimming and quickly discovered her talent for the sport and began competing internationally.
  • Yip’s dedication, talent, and positive spirit has made her a respected figure in the world of sports. She is also a strong advocate for people with disabilities.

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Behind the scenes with Yip Pin Xiu

Yip’s wax figure captures the triumphant moment at the podium during the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics where she was awarded her gold medal. Clad in the Singapore national tracksuit outfit which she wore during the Tokyo Paralympics, her winning smile and aura are faithfully captured in remarkable likeness in her wax figure. Check out what went on behind the scenes in creating Yip's wax figure!

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Yip Pin Xiu striking a pose beside her wax twin

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“Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle, shine bright and never settle for mediocrity.”

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“It was not easy to become an All England champion eight times in a row. It is not as much a physical challenge as it is mentally – you become eager to win the next title!”

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"Looking at my wax figure is very exciting for me as it makes me re-live that unforgettable moment in my career."

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"I'm living a dream I never want to wake up from."

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"I'm just one of the 1.3 billion Chinese."

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“I have come to accept that if I have a new haircut it is front page news.”

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Sachin Tendulkar

"People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones."

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"What keeps me going are goals."

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"Everyone's dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard."

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"You’re going to make mistakes. The key is to learn from them as fast as possible and make changes as soon as you can."

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