Nine of the Paralympians arrived home on Wednesday (21 September) at around 5.45 am by Singapore Airline.
There were around 200 people who welcomed the teamSG Track & Field Athletes Norsilawati Binte Sa’at, Muhammad Diroy, Equestrians Gemma Rose Foo, Laurentia Tan and Maximillian Tan, Sailors Jovin Tan and Yap Qian Yin, Swimmers Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh.
TeamSG Boccia duo Nurul Taha – Boccia and Sze Ning Jolene Toh got home on Tuesday (20 September), while Syahidah Alim had arrived earlier on 19 September.
Yip brought two golden medals as she won the 100m and 50m backstroke S2 event with a world record. While Theresa Goh brought home a bronze medal for finishing in third place in the women’s SB4 100m breaststroke final.
TeamSG Wheelchair Racer, Norsilawati Binte Sa’at also made it to the final in the Women’s 100m (T52). Another Paralympian who made it to the final was TeamSG Equestrian Laurentia Tan who competed in the Individual Freestyle Test Grade 1A.
The victory parade for all the Paralympians would be held on Saturday (24 September). They would be parading around town in a fleet of supercars. The route would be from the ActiveSG Sengkang Sports Centre to the VivoCity mall. It would be starting at 9 am to 2.30 pm with one pit stop, National Library at Victoria Street.