Rollerskater Park Ha-Eun wins the first gold medal for Korea in the Special Olympics
Lina Russell, March 18, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
Korea won its first gold medal on Friday at the Special Olympics World Games being held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
In the 100-m roller skating race, Park Ha-eun, who has autism, won in a time of 13.45 seconds. Just 13 years old, Park is the youngest member of the Korean team.
The Olympics kicked off on March 14 and will run until March 21.