Yip Pin Xiu, accomplished Paralympic para swimmer, proudly unveiled her wax figure at the renowned Madame Tussauds Singapore, marking a historic moment for the local sports community. She becomes the first Singaporean para-athlete to have her likeness displayed at this iconic attraction.
Yip expressed her deep honor at being immortalized by Madame Tussauds Singapore, sharing the spotlight with other sporting legends, which has outlets globally, including Hollywood and more. This achievement not only reflects her personal journey of hard work and dedication but also stands as a testament to the strength and resilience of Singaporean athletes.
The wax figure perfectly captures Yip’s triumphant moment on the podium during the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, adorned in the Singapore national tracksuit worn during the historic event. The lifelike representation of her winning smile and aura adds a touch of local pride to Madame Tussauds Singapore’s diverse collection, such as Lee Min Ho, Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa.
Starting from February 6, 2024, Yip’s “wax twin” will be on display, offering Singaporeans and international guests the chance to capture a winning photograph with this local sports star. Madame Tussauds Singapore’s 10th-year anniversary celebrations kick off with this remarkable figure launch, showcasing a commitment to honoring and promoting local achievements.
Other activities include making your wax masterpiece to take home as a memento of your visit. Whether you’re a budding artist or simply curious about the artistry involved, this experience caters to all skill levels, providing a hands-on and informative adventure for individuals and groups alike.
As visitors explore the attraction, they can engage with over 80 incredible figures, including local luminaries like Stefanie Sun and JJ Lin, making Madame Tussauds Singapore not only a global entertainment destination but also a platform to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of Singaporean icons.