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.

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