SINGAPORE: Team Singapore Paralympians will arrive at Changi Airport on Wednesday morning (Sep 21) for a homecoming celebration with supporters, Sport Singapore said in a press release.
The Singapore contingent, which comprises 13 athletes led by medallists Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh, is scheduled to arrive at 5.35am at Changi Airport Terminal 3 on Wednesday.
Yip Pin Xiu (left) and Theresa Goh will be returning to Singapore with two gold medals and a bronze medal respectively.
The pair will also take part in a media press conference on Wednesday afternoon at the Singapore Sports Institute.
On Saturday, the entire Team Singapore Paralympics contingent will participate in a celebratory parade.
The parade convoy will start at 9am from the ActiveSG Sengkang Sports Centre. The athletes will then make a pit stop at the National Library on Victoria Street before concluding at Vivocity.
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu earlier said there will be a public celebration to honour the “extraordinary achievements” of Singapore’s Paralympians when they return from Rio de Janeiro.