10 Sep '16, 6am

CONGRATS to Her World Young Achiever 2008 #YipPinXiu for a GOLD MEDAL & world record!

CONGRATS to Her World Young Achiever 2008 #YipPinXiu for a GOLD MEDAL & world record!

RIO DE JANEIRO - Singapore para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu broke the world record to win gold in the 100m backstroke S2 event on Saturday (September 10) morning (Singapore time). This is Singapore's first medal at the Rio Paralympics, which began on Thursday. Yip won out of a field of six swimmers. Image: The Straits Times The 24-year-old clocked 2min 7.09sec at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio, faster than China's Feng Yazhu (2min 18.65sec) and Ukraine's Iryna Sotska (2min 21.98sec), who won silver and bronze respectively. WATCH THE RECORD BREAKING SWIM! Yip also broke the world record in the 50m backstroke with her split timing of 59.38s in the same race. Recounting her record-breaking swim to The Straits Times, Yip said: "I was dying during the race, trying my hardest to pull (my hands). I couldn't really see who was beside me. It was really just a lot of mental strength to...

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